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Part of a boardwalk damaged by brush fire in Sturgeon City

Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services personnel put out a brush fire in Jacksonville on...
Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services personnel put out a brush fire in Jacksonville on Saturday.(Jacksonville Public Safety)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 11:45 PM EDT
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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services personnel put out a brush fire that damaged a part of a boardwalk at Sturgeon City Environmental Education Center on Saturday.

Crews responded to a brush fire at Sturgeon City, 50 Court Street at approximately 2:45 p.m. and found a large portion of the wetlands on fire and part of the boardwalk was damaged by the flames, Jacksonville Public Safety said on Facebook.

BRUSH FIRE (Posted 4 3 21) Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services personnel responded to a brush fire on Saturday,...

Posted by Jacksonville Public Safety on Saturday, April 3, 2021

The scene was cleared by 4:51 p.m. and the cause of the fire remains undetermined.

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