Crews fight 14-acre fire near Holly Shelter Game Lands


PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Crews say a fire near the Holly Shelter Game Lands is under control.

Bryan Haines with the NC Forest Service says a 14-acre blaze broke out Wednesday afternoon near Pinnacle Parkway. As of 5:15 p.m., the fire was under control.

Haines says seven tractors put lines in and a single engine air tanker did air drops.

Crews from across Pender County responded, but have since been given the all clear.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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