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5:17 pm on Wednesday May 7, 2014

South Carolina ranks 9th in the nation for wildfires

South Carolina is 9th in the United States for wildfires with 1,337 fires in 2013, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
4:23 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Wildfire smokes out Carolina Forest (Photos)

Photos by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Thanks to no wind or humidity, smoke from the wildfire in Carolina Forest is hanging around the area. According to WMBF News, the 4 acre brush fire just behind the Carolina Forest neighborhood Walker's Woods is...
4:30 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

No immediate relief from wildfire smoke

James Brooks Let's hope the smoke in Myrtle Beach doesn't get as bad as this. Until we get some much needed rain, we're going to continue to experience wafts of wildfire smoke. For the past several weeks Grand Strand residents have been dealing with...
7:00 am on Friday July 1, 2011

Smoke from wildfires causing unhealthy air quality (update: more smoke today)

Image by Flickr user vladdythephotogeekUpdate July 1: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for today stating that, "Smoke from distant wildfires in North Carolina will impact parts of the coastal counties this morning...
6:33 pm on Wednesday March 23, 2011

Fires blaze in dry, windy conditions (UPDATE: man ticketed for fire)

Photo by Elliotphoto Our sister site, TheDigitel Charleston, has more  coverage of the brush fires that crossed into Charleston County. Update, 3/26/2011 The S.C. Forestry Commission ticketed a man twice for starting an illegal household trash fire ...