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ATV may have sparked wildfire

Published On: Mar 16 2013 08:34:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 16 2013 09:46:02 PM CDT
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ONSLOW COUNTY -

A wildfire that burned fifteen acres is now contained.

The fire is located in Maple Hill off Gurganus Road.

The Forestry Department said they received a call regarding the fire around 5 p.m.

Three bomber planes and ground equipment were used to keep the flames from spreading.

Officials believe an ATV may have started the fire.

However, the cause of the fire is under investigation. No one was hurt.