Roan Mountain: Smoke Investigation on NC261 Highway

ROAN MOUNTAIN, N. C. — Report of smoke in the area of the 12700 block of NC261 Highway within the Fork Mountain fire district. First responder and state forest service response requested.

Reported by the caller as a substantial amount of smoke visible near the top of Roan Mountain. First responder and state forest service response requested to attempt to locate the source of the smoke.

Update: First responders advised they could not locate the source of smoke, and believe it is drift smoke from nearby wildfires. First responders cleared the scene then returned to service.

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