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

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

News Release

June 28, 2008

Fire Update and Photo

Click here (pdf 625kb) for update from Incident Command Post.

Photo credit: NCFS


Windy conditions today caused a significant increase
in fire activity on the Evans Road Fire.  Helicopters dropped water on
flare-ups like the one above to keep the fire within containment lines.