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Forest fire near Rowan County now under control

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Firefighters close to the Davidson/Rowan County line say a wildfire on Bald Mountain is under control. 

A viewer sent WBTV photos of flames lighting up the night sky, damaging a brushy area.

Fire officials say flames first broke out around 6:00 Sunday night. Firefighters were able to get it under control by midnight.

There's no word on what caused the fire to start. A fire danger warning is in effect in Davidson and several other surrounding counties.

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