Large mulch fire spreads smoke through north Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Charlotte and Huntersville fire departments are on the scene of a large mulch fire on Eastfield Road Monday night.

Smoke is visible from some distance away and north Charlotte residents are expected to detect a mild to moderate smoke odor in the air.

Neighborhoods affected include Wallace Farms, Highland Creek, Concord Mills and the greater University area.

The fire is controlled.

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