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Brunswick Nature Park reopens after fire

A fire at Brunswick Nature Park burned 80 acres, according to officials. The park is reopened, no one was hurt nor structures, and the North Carolina Forest Service is investigating the cause. (Courtesy photo)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — After a wildfire affected 80 acres of Brunswick Nature Park on Wednesday and required closure, officials have announced it will open again to the public Friday, March 1.

Located at 2601 River Road SE in Winnabow, operations are 8 a.m. to dusk.

Firefighters ensured as of Thursday, Feb. 29, flames reached full containment and the fire is no longer active. County staff inspected the park and trails for any safety concerns this week.

There were no injuries or impacts to park visitors, nor was park property affected.

The North Carolina Forest Service is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Shea Carver
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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