Crews working to contain wildfire in eastern NC

WNCT photo of the smoke from the wildfire in Duplin County Saturday.

WARSAW, N.C. (WNCT) – The Warsaw Fire Department is working to contain a large fire burning in the woods in Duplin County off Perry Rivenbark Road.

The fire was first reported around 9 a.m. Saturday as smoke filled the air.

Authorities say they are working to protect structures in the area.

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Warsaw Fire officials say the fire has burned around 50 acres so far.

Warsaw Fire along with the Wild Land task force are battling the fire.

WNCT photo

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