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Horry County Issues Burning Ban

Conway, South Carolina – Effective immediately Horry County Government will enact a burning ban for all unincorporated areas of the county until further notice.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued the following information:

Red Flag Conditions Likely on Saturday. Relative Humidity around 25% (30% Horry County coast) and winds of 20+ mph sustained with gusts to 30 mph will combine with very dry fuels to create dangerous fire weather conditions Saturday late morning through evening. A Red Flag Warning MAY be issued this afternoon for Saturday.

The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted all of eastern SC in an ELEVATED risk for dangerous fire weather on Saturday.

Horry County has a policy allowing it to institute an outdoor burning ban whenever there's a statewide red flag alert or if weather conditions appear conducive to wildfires.

Outdoor burning will be banned until further notice. 

For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-5190.  



Horry County Under Burning Ban

Conway, South Carolina – Horry County Government will be placing a burn ban for all unincorporated areas of the county starting Tuesday, April 5, 2016.
 
National Weather Service Wilmington issued the following information:
 
...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY... A DRY COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT...USHERING VERY LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS INTO EASTERN CAROLINAS ON TUESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO 20 TO 30 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON...ACCOMPANIED BY NORTH WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH.
 
Horry County has a policy allowing it to institute an outdoor burning ban whenever there's a statewide red flag alert or if weather conditions appear conducive to wildfires.
 
Outdoor burning will be banned until further notice. 
 
For more information, contact Horry County Fire Rescue at (843) 915-5190.



RFP Selection for Fire Apparatus Replacement Program Finance Plan

Conway, South Carolina – Recommendations will be made to County Administrator Chris Eldridge by the Evaluation Committee regarding Request for Proposals (RFP) 2013-14-054 for Fire Apparatus Replacement Program Finance Plan. The recommendation will be made on Tuesday, August 26, at 4:30 p.m. in the Administrator’s Conference Room at the Horry County Government and Justice Center, 1301 Second Avenue in Conway.



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