Fire department training burn scheduled in Powells Point

Fire crews will conduct a live fire-training exercise Saturday, May 4 in Powells Point. [Photo courtesy Lower Currituck Fire and Rescue]

Lower Currituck Fire Rescue will conduct a live fire-training burn Saturday at 8332 Caratoke Highway in Powells Point.

Traffic should not be affected, but residents may notice a large presence of emergency vehicles in the area, the department said. Training begins at 8 a.m.

The exercise should be complete by late afternoon. Fire personnel will remain on scene until it is safe to release the site to the property owners.

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