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Joint Information Center Opens to Provide Wildfire Information

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 10:50
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A joint information center is now open to provide timely and accurate information about wildfires in western North Carolina and related issues.

This one-stop information center will provide the public with updates on wildfires, evacuations and shelters, road and trail closures, air quality, current burning restrictions, and the schedule for public meetings for wildfires.

The center will be staffed by US and NC Forest Service public information officers, county emergency management officials, public health officers, and wildlife resources commission staff.

Call 828-575-2840 from 8 am to 8 pm or email Information will also be posted at

Jeff The Smoky Mountain Hiker is the author of the Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog and the online trail guide,


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