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

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

News Release

July 6, 2008

Update on Evans Road Fire from the NC Incident Management Team

photo credit- USFWS- Bonnie Strawser (taken 7/6/2008)

Laying Sprinklers
One means of delivering water to the Evans Road Fire is by using sprinklers. The sprinkler system above increases the moisture level and improves integrity of the containment line along Evans Road.

Sprinkler System
The Incident Mangement Team estimates there are approximately 6 miles of sprinklers currently delivering water to the containment line along Evans Road.