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Crews Struggle To Contain NC Mountain Wildfires

Wildfires in western North Carolina have burned about 40,000 acres since late October. State officials on Monday said eight major fires continue to burn in several mountain counties. Nearly 1,600 firefighters including some from out-of-state are battling the wildfires. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke with N.C. Forest Service spokesman Brian Haines about the ongoing efforts to contain the flames.