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

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

News Release

July 13, 2008

Evans Road Fire Update for July 13, 2008


Allen Road Fire Map (1985)

Old Allen Road Fire Map credit: NCFS- Chris Carlson --Old map showing the Allen Road Fire back in 1985. Deep-burning ground fire, like on the Evans Road Fire, can destroy the entire tree including roots and cones, leaving no means to regenerate. Evidence of this level of severity can still be seen from the Allen Road Fire in 1985.

Evans Road Fire and Old Fires of the Past

Map Caption- Overlay map showing the Evans Road Fire site in relation to two past large fires in the same area.

Evans Road Fire and Large Fires of the Past Map credit: NCINT