wildfires

Angie Carl


Threats of forest fires are on the rise. That’s due to a flash drought -- or a drought that strikes suddenly -- that’s sweeping across North Carolina and 13 other southern states. September’s record high temperatures and lack of rainfall are leading officials to implement fire bans in some areas of the South. But fires aren’t necessarily harmful for the southern forests. 

As National Flood Safety Week draws to a close, the predictions for spring are here. 

Boiling Spring Lakes hosts the third annual Fire In The Lakes Festival Saturday, March 24th from 11 AM to 3 PM.