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Emergency Workers Fight Brush, Underground Fires

Posted March 27, 2008 5:22 p.m. EDT
Updated March 27, 2008 8:48 p.m. EDT

— An underground fire which started about a week ago in Johnston County was finally put out on Thursday, according to the Smithfield Fire Department.

Johnston County Emergency Management said the fire started about a week ago, but the agency was just notified Thursday. The fire was put out about 7:15 p.m., officials said.

Also, the state Forestry Service was working a 20-acre brush fire at 4276 Glendale Road near Kenly.