Fire officials evacuating residents for active brush fire in Carteret County

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Firefighters say residents are being evacuated in Carteret County because of a brush fire on Sunday.

In a social media post, the Down East Fire Department says people are being asked to leave the area in Morris Marina Road and Old Cedar Island road.

They say a brush fire is threatening structures and to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. We will have more details as they become available.