Brush fire in Halifax County

HALIFAX COUNTY The brush fire broke out around 1pm on Saturday. It happened along Highway 258, near Douglas Hill Farm Road in the Scotland Neck area of the county.

Crews say the fire is under control. The blaze is being watched for any hot spots that could flare.

Firefighters from multiple departments were called out to battle the flames.

The Fire Chief tells Eyewitness News the fire burned about 200 acres, but no homes were damaged.

There is no word on a cause.

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