NEW NC WILDFIRE: Dick’s Creek Fire | Update 1

Updated 3:15 PM PDT (5:45 PM EDT)

The Dick’s Creek Fire originally started on October 23rd around 2:15 AM EDT located in the Dick’s Creek Drainage on the National Forests in North Carolina and is one of six fires burning in the area.  Others burning nearby are Knob FireBoeteler FireMoses Creek FireCliffside Fire and May Branch Fire.

These are all deemed to be started by Human intervention. No word stated on exactly these wildfires started.  There is no presser stating these are under investigation, accidental or arson-related fires.

There have been 425 burned acres of hardwood litter, grass and timber.  There is an unknown status at this time.

Observations have been witnessed in that the fire activity has become active and increased.  It is now making some runs.

The USFS Command is currently in the process of setting up Fire Command.

There are currently 13 personnel assigned to this incident.

There are no reports of injuries, evacuations or structures damaged/destroyed.

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