The Transylvania Times -

By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Drought Conditions Make Fire Threat Still A Reality – Brevard NC


Last updated 2/6/2017 at 5:31pm

Officials ask the public to remain vigilant after a wildfire broke out Saturday afternoon off King Road in Pisgah Forest.

Firefighters were called out to the fire, which eventually burned roughly 2 acres, after neighbors to the property noticed it around 3 p.m.

A person was burning some debris earlier in the day and believed the fire was out, according to Frank Rogers, Transylvania County’s Forest Service ranger.

“We were the first on the scene and started to protect the structure and put the fire out around the structure,” Rogers said.

North Transylvania Fire Department took the...

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