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Forest fire burns several acres in Wilson

Firefighters battled a forest fire Wednesday that spread across several acres in Wilson.

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WILSON, N.C. — Firefighters battled a forest fire Wednesday that spread across several acres in Wilson.

The North Carolina Forest Service said the blaze was along railroad tracks off Yank Road near U.S. Highway 117. They said sparks coming off a passing train may have started the fire.

No injuries were reported.

More information was unavailable.

 

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