Prescribed burn set for Friday at Hobcaw Barony

Prescribed burn set for Friday at Hobcaw Barony
A fire broke out during the lunch hour Feb. 22 in Shreveport. The fire on Weinstock Street was reported at 12:20 p.m., Caddo 911 dispatch records show. At one point, Shreveport Fire Department had a dozen units on the scene between Norma Avenue and Elder Street.

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A prescribed burn will be held at Hobcaw Barony Friday morning.

The burn is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., according to a news release from the South Carolina Forestry Commission.

The 400 acre-tract is set to be burned for endangered species habitat protection and wildfire fuel reduction, the release states.

It was originally scheduled for Thursday morning but weather conditions weren’t right for the controlled burn.

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