Report of a brush fire in the 12000 block of NC261 Highway within the Roan Mountain community. First responder and state forest service response requested.
Reported by the caller as the brush fire being approximately 2 miles from the North Carolina/Tennessee state line on Carver’s Gap.
Update: A first responder on scene advised that the fire was out and and that all first responders enroute, with the exception of the forest service, return to service.
Update: A first responder on scene advised that the fire was intentionally set. A description of the vehicle was provided so law enforcement could be on the lookout for suspect.