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​Fire Marshal Urges Care When Discarding Smoking Materials


Meck countyThe Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal’s Office urges motorists not to discard cigarettes or other incendiary items from vehicles.

While this is dangerous — and littering — any time, it is particularly likely to cause a brush fire during dry weather conditions like the ones Mecklenburg County has experienced the last couple of weeks. In the past few days, there have been several brush fires along interstate corridors in Mecklenburg County.
The Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal’s office thanks motorists for doing their part to keep Mecklenburg County safe.