Forest Service: Fire in Croatan National Forest 60% contained

Posted at 7:49 PM, Jun 21, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-21 19:49:13-04

Crews continue to battle a massive wildfire in the Croatan National Forest.

According to the Forest Service, the fire is 60 percent contained.

It was started as a controlled burn last week and it has grown to over 21, 000 acres just under 33 square miles.

An air advisory has been issued for parts of Eastern North Carolina, including southern Hyde County.