Flames from controlled burn jump fire lines

A controlled burn in Pitt County got out of control Friday.

The fire happened about 3:00 pm on Stokestown-St. John's Rd.

According to dispatchers, the fire was a controlled burn that jumped the fire lines.

Firefighters from four county fire departments fought the blaze, along with the North Carolina Forestry Service.

The scene was cleared by 6:30 pm.

No injuries were reported.

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