Several small brush fires extinguished off Idlewild Road

James HowellStaff

February 21, 2013

The Fleetwood Volunteer Fire Department and N.C. Forest Services responded to several small brush fires earlier today.

The fires were reported near Phillips Gap Road, off Idlewild Road, approximately between 2:45 and 3:00 p.m., and were completely extinguished by 3:50.

The fires scorched about an acre of land before they were smothered, and didn’t cause any injuries or structural damage.