UPDATE 8 p.m.
The NC Foresty Service reports the Holly Shelter Game Land wildfire has impacted more than 1500 acres of the game land’s more than 63,000 acres. The fire is approximately 2 miles from Hwy 50 in Onslow County.
The NCFS will have a morning briefing.
MAPLE HILL – Pender County Emergency Management is on the scene of an approximately 150-acre wildfire. The wildfire is located inside the Holly Shelter Game Lands.
Pender County EM staff is assisting the North Carolina Forest Service.
Smoke from this fire may affect the Maple Hill, Holly Ridge, and other neighborhoods along the Pender County and Onslow County borders.
For updates throughout the day, please visit the Pender County Emergency Management or Pender County Facebook pages and website.
Residents who have not opted into CodeRed emergency notifications, can sign up for the free service online at https://www.pendercountync.gov/em/.