The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has been notified about the intentional burning of a Donald Trump billboard alongside Interstate 95 near Micro.
The fire was reported early Saturday morning. Someone unsuccessfully tried to burn down the sign. An empty lighter fluid can including the remnants of an accelerant were found at the scene.
The Micro Fire Department, Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, and Johnston County Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the 3:00am incident, which was discovered by a newspaper carrier. Photos by John Payne