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Prescribed burn creates smoke plume

Published On: Apr 07 2013 03:24:57 PM CDT
croatan burn

Photo: Kevin Whitley

CARTERET COUNTY -

The U.S. Forestry Service conducted a prescribed burn Sunday in the Croatan National Forest, officials said.

The flames are burning on approximately 300 acres.

Forestry officials said that the majority of the contained burn took place in Carteret County.

Officials said residents should see most of the smoke go away by Sunday evening.