Fire in progress offshore near Masonboro Island
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A large fire is ongoing this morning on a barrier island in the Intracoastal Waterway in New Hanover County. This is an uninhabited island located at mile marker 130 near Masonboro Island.
According to the Wrightsville Beach police department, the North Carolina Forestry will be fighting this fire, but they were going to wait until sunrise since no lives or property were threatened.
We have a crew at the scene and will provide more details as they become available.
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