DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – Crews worked to contain a fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in Dare County.
A Forest Service employee first spotted the flames Friday afternoon.
A plane dropped water on the wildfire, while other crews cut a containment line.
The flames scorched between 50 and 60 acres.
Crews will continue to monitor the fire to make sure it stays within containment lines.