Wednesday, May 25, 2022

N.C. 211 near U.S. 17 reopens, brush fire under control

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A portion of a road in Brunswick County has reopened after a brush fire was contained, N.C. Department of Transportation officials reported.

On Tuesday, N.C. 211 near U.S. 17 closed near Bolton. As of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, equipment was being removed, along with detours, for the road to reopen.

A brush fire in Brunswick County near N.C. 211 and U.S. 17 started Tuesday and had drivers detoured to the Bolton area in Columbus County. First responders and the wildlife unit were on the scene to contain the blaze.

Delays are no longer expected in the area. More information can be found at

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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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