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Illegal brush fire in Bolton destroys mobile home; fire marshal’s office asks people to respect burning ban

This mobile home on Blacksmith Road was destroyed by fire Thursday. Contributed photos by Rocky McPherson

What started as a fire set to burn brush led to the unintentional scorching of a large wooded area and the destruction of a mobile home near Bolton Thursday. 

Columbus County Deputy Fire Marshal Chase Lancaster said that the fire was reported at 3:17 p.m. near Blacksmith Road. The person

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