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Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burn in Wilmington, near ILM airport

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videoIf you were out and about in Wilmington Wednesday afternoon, you might have seen a large cloud of smoke. New Hanover County Dispatch confirmed a prescribed burn near the Northchase area. The smoke could be seen from miles away. Full story...
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Prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park

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videoThe City of Wilmington has scheduled a prescribed burn today at Halyburton Park on S. 17th Street. Crews will burn approximately 30 acres at the park. Full story...
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US Forest Service schedules burn on NC mountain

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The U.S. Forest Service plans to begin a 1,200-acre prescribed burn in the Bearpen Mountain area in of the Pisgah Ranger District in the Pisgah National Forest. Full story...
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Cumberland fire possibly lit by controlled burn

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The owner of land ravaged by a still-burning fire in Cumberland County says she believes the fire started as a controlled burn and is questioning why state officials permitted it in the first place. Full story...
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Prescribed burn at UNCW

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If you live near UNCW and saw smoke in the air, no need to be alarmed. The school is working with the Division of Forest Resources on a prescribed burn in the pine forest on campus. Full story...
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UNCW plans prescribed burns this week

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington is working with the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources to conduct a controlled burn of selected tracts within the longleaf pine forest on the main campus. Full story...
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Prescribed burn planned at Halyburton Park

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The burn of about 30 acres will help reduce the risk of wildfires, benefit plants and animals that need fire to thrive, promote plant species that attract wildlife and restores a natural element of long leaf pine forest. Full story...
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Castle Hayne Park burn scheduled

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New Hanover County is planning a prescribed burn at Castle Hayne Park Friday. The 30-acre park off Parmele Road will be closed during the burn. Full story...
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