Crews battling growing wildfire in Pender County covering 1,000 acres

(Photo: Pender County Emergency Management)



LE HILL, NC (WWAY) — Pender County Emergency Management is on the scene of an approximately wildfire located inside the Holly Shelter Game Lands.

According to the Town of Holly Ridge, the fire is continuing to grow and is now 1,000+ acres.

Pender County EM staff is assisting the North Carolina Forest Service with the fire.

Smoke from this fire may affect the Maple Hill, Holly Ridge, and other neighborhoods along the Pender County and Onslow County borders.

For updates throughout the day, you can visit the Pender County Emergency Management or Pender County Facebook pages and website.

We will also have more updates when they become available.

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