CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. - A 50-acre forest fire in Caldwell County is contained.
Local firefighters and U.S. Forest Service and N.C. Forest Service crews
were fighting a 50-acre fire in Caldwell County on Saturday night, according to officials with the N.C. Forest Service.
The fire started around 7:55 p.m. Friday and was about 45 acres at the time. The fire
was off Globe Mountain Road.
Officials said they
were making progress towards containing the fire. There were homes within a quarter mile of the fire, but officials said the homes were not in imminent danger and people ha d not been evacuated.
Officials said they expect crews to still be on the scene Monday.