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Wednesday, 11 May 2022 19:36

Fires burn 9 acres in Richmond County

MARSTON — If you saw smoke rising above the treetops near Richmond County’s racetracks Thursday afternoon, it was just a controlled burn.

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ROCKINGHAM — Residents in Richmond County and across central North Carolina are discouraged from outdoor burning over the next two days.

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HAMLET — A debris fire that got out of control from gusty winds Monday came close to burning a home and a local manufacturing plant.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents are discouraged from otudoor burning due to dry and windy conditions.

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RALEIGH — This year marks the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, and its importance is just as relevant now as when it was first recognized.

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RALEIGH — With spring fire season upon us, the N.C. Forest Service is asking residents to prioritize safety and practice caution when burning debris. Escaped fires from burning debris continue to be the leading cause of wildfires in North Carolina. Peak months for the spring fire season run from March through May and fires left unattended can get out of hand quickly and become wildfires.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service has lifted a ban on all open burning effective at noon Monday, Dec. 13, for the following counties in North Carolina:

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RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to be cautious with any outdoor burning this weekend. Dry conditions continue to increase fire danger which will be high across the Piedmont and Sandhills for the next several days.

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RALEIGH — In recognition of the service and sacrifice of veterans and members of the armed forces, the North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 25% discount on tree seedling orders placed by active, honorably discharged or retired military personnel during the month of November. The discount applies to the first $500 of all new orders, up to a $125 discount.

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RALEIGH – Beginning July 1, the North Carolina Forest Service is accepting tree seedling orders as part of its annual sale. Each year, the NCFS Nursery and Tree Improvement Program produces millions of quality native and genetically improved seedlings. These include understory plants and nearly 50 tree species.

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