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Chatham Woods Fire Contained

Firefighters battled a woods fire in Chatham County into early Saturday.

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PITTSBORO, N.C. — Crews contained a woods fire in northern Chatham County early Saturday.

The two-alarm fire broke out along N.C. Highway 87 North late Friday, officials said.

Crews from the state Division of Forest Resources and the Northern Chatham and Pittsboro fire departments responded to the blaze. They used a plow to bring the fire under control.

By 5 a.m., firefighters had put out the blaze and cleared the scene, officials said.

No structures were damaged, and no one was injured.

Officials have not released the amount of acreage affected or the cause of the fire.

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