NC Forest Fire service responds to two wood fires Monday

Published 7:02 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2014

by Leah Justice
The N.C. Forest Service responded to two fires in Polk County on Monday, Jan. 20.
A fire on Abrams Moore Road in the Pea Ridge community was reported on Monday morning and burned approximately ¾ of an acre, according to Polk County Forest Ranger Brian Rogers.
The Abrams Moore Road fire is still under investigation.
The fire service also responded to a fire on Artesian Lane in Green Creek on Monday, Jan. 20 that burned approximately ¼ of an acre. The cause of the Artesian Lane Road fire was determined to be from smoking, according to the fire service.
The fire service also responded to a fire on Mount Vernon Drive, off Red Fox Road in the Columbus Township on Friday, Jan. 17.
The Mount Vernon Drive fire burned approximately ¾ of an acre and was caused by burning debris, according to the forest service.

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