Contact: Howard Phillips- 252-796-3004 ext 226
News ReleaseJune 15, 2008
Fire Update, Map, and Photos
Click here for attached update from Incident Command Post.
Click here (pdf 2.02mb) for attached fire progression map.
Photo credits: USFWS, Vince Carver (photos taken June 13)
Pumping station on north end of Evans Road is using water from Lake Phelps to suppress groundfire.
North side of Evans Road Fire, where agricultural fields stopped the forward spread of the fire. Groundfire remains as the main source of smoke. These groundfires will likely burn until there is a tropical storm-type rain in eastern North Carolina.