Evans Road Wildfire
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It burned 41,534 acres (168.08 km2) inside the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and burned for three months. 450 firefighters battled it. 71 high capacity pumps moved billions of gallons of water.
- Willie Drye (June 13, 2008). "Vast Peat Fire May Burn for Months in North Carolina". National Geographic News.
- Dan McLaughlin (June 19, 2008). "Evans Road Wildfire Update". Moose Droppings.
- Video on YouTube of the peat fire
- "NC Forestry Division Newsdesk 2008".
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