make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Wildfire keeps firefighters busy over weekend

READ MORE: Wildfire keeps firefighters busy over the weekend
A wildfire was still causing concern along the Pender-Sampson County line Sunday night. Forestry officials estimate the fire has burned roughly 2,000 acres. It started near the Shiloh Community in Pender County around 4:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Portions of Pender and Sampson County continued to smolder Sunday night. The rain early Sunday morning helped put out the blaze. All firefighting efforts stopped around 8:00 o'clock Sunday night. The forest service says it has all but one line covered. When that short section is connected today the fire will be contained and under control.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»