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Fire burns hundreds of acres in Harnett County

Posted July 19, 2011 8:20 p.m. EDT
Updated July 19, 2011 9:04 p.m. EDT

— A fire in a wooded area burned about 200 acres in Harnett County on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. 

The blaze broke out in Cameron along Ponderosa Trail near North Carolina Highway 27 and threatened homes near the Ponderosa Golf Course.

As of 8 p.m., 30 percent of the fire was contained. 

There were no reports of injuries. It is unknown what started the blaze.