Contact: Howard Phillips- 252-796-3004 ext 226
July 19, 2008
Update from ICP
photo credit: USFWS Tom Crews
Drying trends could cause flare-ups on the Evans Road Fire. "Those rains over the past two weeks have helped immensely," commented District Fire Management Officer Tom Crews. "However, I remain cautious as we are in a drying trend and may see a resurgence of ground fire surfacing again."
Evans Road, showing fire breaks to the right and burned areas of the Evans Road Fire to the left. In the foreground, you can see the canal where pumping from Lakes Phelps occurred earlier in the suppression effort.