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Fireworks blamed for Harnett brush fire

Posted July 4, 2011 10:58 a.m. EDT
Updated July 4, 2011 11:01 a.m. EDT

— Authorities said they believe fireworks sparked a brush fire late Sunday in southern Harnett County.

The state Division of Forestry Resources responded to a 5-acre fire in the Anderson Creek area.

Firefighters were able to control the blaze, and no injuries were reported.

Authorities are trying to determine who was responsible for starting the fire.