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Crews Fight Woods Fire in Sampson, Pender

Posted April 19, 2008 9:32 p.m. EDT
Updated April 20, 2008 8:00 a.m. EDT

— A large woods fire burned on the boundary between Pender and Sampson counties late Friday.

Officials said the fire began along Halfway Branch School Road in Ivanho in Pender and moved to Buckhorn Road in Harrels in Sampson. The fire destroyed one barn in Pender.

Three fire departments from Pender were involved in fighting the fire, along with agents from the state Forest Service and Pender Emergency Management.