Did you happen to see a lot of smoke around Wilmington?
Store owners say that business is booming in downtown Wilmington, and now they’re looking for some new shops to keep the momentum going.
An electrical problem with a moving walkway sent smoke wafting through the international terminal at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, forcing officials to shut down a number of gates.
Camp Lejeune has reopened a road closed overnight because of smoke from a wildfire. For safety reasons, the provost marshal's office decided overnight to close NC 172 between the Triangle Outpost gate and Sneads Ferry Rd. due to limited visibility.
The Pender County wildfires have slowed down slightly, but are not done burning yet.
A dense smoke advisory is in effect for our area until 11 a.m. The smoke from the Juniper Road Fire burning in the Holly Shelter Game Land has combined with fog to reduce visibility significantly.
Waking up this morning you may have smelled or seen smoke where you live. As winds in the Cape Fear region shifted, smoke from the Pender County fires is pushing southward affecting residents down the coast and across the state line.
The smoke that's filling our air is not from a fire in our area but from a wildfire up the coast in Dare County.