Firefighters contain 2-acre woods fire near West End

Seven Lakes Fire and Rescue reported on its Facebook page they contained a 2.5-acre woodland fire at 4565 Dowd Road near West End at 4 a.m. on Tuesday.

West End Fire and Rescue assisted in containing the fire until N.C. Forest Service arrived with a plow and dug a line around the fire to burn itself out.

“Be advised there will be lingering smoke in the area throughout the day,” said Seven Lakes Fire and Rescue.

Feature photo: First responders stand at a contained woods fire on Nov. 21 near West End/Photo credit Seven Lakes Fire and Rescue.

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