Simmons Road fire 100% contained, fire officials say

Published: Aug. 16, 2011 at 3:52 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 18, 2011 at 6:13 PM EDT
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BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The fire burning on Simmons Road in Bladen County is now 100 percent contained, according to fire crews.

The forest service said they are pulling out of the area Wednesday but will leave a handful of people to help with the area's rehabilitation.  They said they're as close as they can to controlling the fire.

There will be a meeting Tuesday night for Bladen County residents, informing them about the wrap up.  The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Live Oak Methodist Church.

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