The Worst Wildfire In North Carolina History Is Devastating The State
Due to major wildfires spreading across North Carolina, thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes. With over 40,000 acres burned, these rampant fires have burned since October 23rd and the chance of containment any time soon is slim. This event that is truly devastating, especially for those in the western part of the state who had to leave their homes and belongings behind. Here’s more on what has been deemed the worst wildfire in North Carolina’s recent history.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
This has been an unforgettable few weeks for North Carolinians and everyone concerned with these fires. The hard work of firefighters and those working to prioritize safety has been unparalleled and has served as a beacon of hope during difficult times.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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