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Crews battling 500 acre forest fire in Carteret County

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NEWPORT, N.C. -

Crews worked overnight keeping a forest fire from spreading in Carteret County.

Officials with the U.S. Forest Service tell 9 On Your Side that they were fighting the fire off Pringle Road in Newport, that's just off Highway 24.

The fire started around 9:30 Sunday night and burned around 500 acres.

We're told it was mostly contained this morning and no homes are in danger.

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