Contact: Howard Phillips- 252-796-3004 ext 226
News ReleaseJune 14, 2008
Fire Update, Meeting Reminder, and Photos
Click here for attached update from Incident Command Post.
Reminder- Public Meeting at 7 pm tonight in Columbia at the Walter B Jones Sr, Center for the Sounds (Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center).
Photo Credits: USFWS, Vince Carver (taken June 13 during burnout operation off Seasgoing Road)
USFWS Firefighter Kenny Powell using a terra-torch to burn out the fuels ahead of the main fire along Seagoing Rd.
Burnout operations along Seagoing Rd
Heli-tankers work to extinguish spot fires from the burnout
USFWS Firefighters Kenny Powell (left) and Melvin Walston (right) tell their "war stories" after a long day of plowing line