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Firefighters snuff huge brush fire in Lillington

Posted January 30, 2013

— Firefighters have extinguished a huge brush fire in a Lillington field Wednesday night after it came close to burning a town home community, authorities said.

An emergency call came in around 9:30 p.m. about a small fire in a field on Anna Street, about a quarter mile from Campbell University. Within minutes, the blaze spread to five acres.

At one point, the flames were about 75 feet from the Meadows Townhomes, but no damage has been reported.

Authorities said high winds made fighting the fire very challenging. 

No other information was released. 


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  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Jan 31, 2013

    Thank God for the GREAT work by the firefighters. Last night's weather and wind was BRUTAL. This could have gone so badly for everyone.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Jan 31, 2013

    Thanks for the map. I appreciate it!