Thursday, August 18, 2022

Fire in Brunswick County shutters N.C. 211

SHALLOTTE — Due to brush fire in Brunswick County near N.C. 211 and U.S. 17, drivers are being detoured to the Bolton area in Columbus County, the N.C. Department of Transportation reported.

A portion of N.C. 211 will remain closed to drivers. First responders and the wildlife unit are on the scene. It’s unknown how long the road will remain closed.

Motorists in the area will be asked to travel: U.S. 17, N.C. 130, U.S. 701 Business, U.S. 74/76 to return to N.C. 211. Delays should be expected.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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