Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
P. O. Box 329
Columbia, North Carolina 27925

Contact: Howard Phillips- 252-796-3004 ext 226

News Release

June 8, 2008

Update on Evans Road Fire

Click here for attached update from Incident Command Post.

Photo credit: USFWS

Fire Update Meeting
Early each morning, Federal, State, and local firefighters gather to hear updates on the fire and to receive directions for the day's work. Currently, the NC Incident Command Team is focusing on containment of the 32,556 acre fire and pumping water onto the area to drown groundfire. The fire is being managed jointly by the NC Forest Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For up-to-date information about the Evans Road Fire, visit http://inciweb.org/state/34 or call the Incident Information Center at 919-472-4101