UPDATE 8 p.m.
MAPLE HILL – Pender County Emergency Management is on the scene of an approximately 150-acre wildfire. The wildfire is located inside the Holly Shelter Game Lands.
Pender County EM staff is assisting the North Carolina Forest Service.
Smoke from this fire may affect the Maple Hill, Holly Ridge, and other neighborhoods along the Pender County and Onslow County borders.
For updates throughout the day, please visit the Pender County Emergency Management or Pender County Facebook pages and website.
Residents who have not opted into CodeRed emergency notifications, can sign up for the free service online at https://pendercountync.gov/em/.