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Firefighters to burn home for fire training exercise

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 19 2013 06:26:19 AM CST
Updated On: Dec 19 2013 06:40:12 AM CST
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JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

Firefighters are scheduled to participate in a live burn training in Onslow County Thursday.

A house, ready to be demolished, on Newberry Street in Jacksonville will be the site of the fire training exercise.

The exercise was set to begin around 8 a.m. and it could last for several hours.

Officials said residents in the area could expect heavy smoke, traffic delays and fire trucks on Newberry Street.