Sunday, February 10, 2008
Lumberton brush fire
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Lumberton fire marshal Jim Philp investigates following a 24-acre fire in a wooded area of Lumberton off Wheeler Road in Lumberton on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008. Philp said lack of humidity has dried out vegetation and increased the likelihood of fires spreading rapidly.
Smoke drifts down a burned path following a multi-acre fire in a wooded area of Lumberton. High winds allowed the fire to spread rapidly.
A stump continues to burn as Lumberton fire officials investigate the cause of a multi-acre fire in a wooded area of Lumberton. No structures were damaged in the fire.
Please read "Lumberton firefighters believe 3-alarm fire might remain mystery" by Julie Shehane.