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4:26 am on Monday August 1, 2011

Forestry commission doesn't recommend fireworks ban

Will Merydith After a multi-week battle with the Hornet Fire, it may come as a surprise that the South Carolina Forestry Commission isn't in favor of fireworks bans. Partially they feel this way because, statistically speaking, fireworks aren't as...
4:59 am on Saturday July 9, 2011

Burning ban in effect until further notice (update: lifted)

Flickr user edgeplot Update July 9th: After yesterday's much needed rainfall, the S.C. Forestry Commission has lifted the ban on burning. If you insist on burning smelly things in your backyard, live in unincorporated Horry County, and your...
4:42 am on Sunday April 26, 2009

S.C.'s forest firefighters ailing from budget cuts

Image by South Carolina Forestry CommissionImage by 20090428-fire.jpg Firefighting officials amass to fight the Myrtle Beach fire.South Carolina's Forestry Commission is charged with fighting the state's forest fires and, namely, the one that has...