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Horry County firefighters, South Carolina forestry officials battle 20-acre blaze in Longs – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-12-05 09:53:44 –

South Carolina Longs (WBTW) — South Carolina firefighters and South Carolina forestry officials are fighting a Longs outdoor fire that has spread to about 20 acres, officials said Sunday morning.

Horry County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the Hemingway Landing fire at 4:56 am. According to the HCFR, the fire initially covered about four acres and damaged one structure.

The fires are in some dense forests and swamps, and smoke is expected to be “very noticeable over a long period of time in the area,” HCFR said. No injuries have been reported.

The HCFR and South Carolina Forestry Commission crew are working to contain fires that do not appear to threaten other structures.

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