Fire in Wilkes County contained, 67 acres damaged

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WILBAR N.C. -- A large wildfire in Wilkes County that damaged 67 acres has been contained.

Crews from the North Carolina Forest Services and eight fire departments had been fighting the fire since responding to White Oak Road near Hwy 16 around 10 p.m. Saturday.

A fire line had been put down to contain the spread of the fire. There is no word on a cause.

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