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Forest Service Gives Update On Wildfires, Related Information-Brevard NC


Last updated 11/23/2016 at 2:05pm

Due to the sheer number of uncontained and uncontrolled fires in the southern region, local, state and federal agencies have banded together in an unprecedented effort to contain and control these fires and to help communities prevent new fires from sprouting, according to the N.C. Forest Service. Pervasively dry weather across much of the southeastern U.S. has created perfect conditions for wildfires. Suppression activities throughout the region have stretched resources extremely thin, thus prompting the Southern Area Coordination Center to declare the region under Preparedness Level 5, th...

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