Myrtle Beach, SC - CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) - A growing brush fire in the Avalon subdivision of Carolina Forest is now under control after firefighters responded to a call around 11 a.m. Sunday.
Amidst an already busy morning for Horry County Fire and Rescue, crews worked to contain the fire to a quarter acre. Although there appeared to be no hot spots, a trench was dug by hand around the entire area to insure the fire would not reignite.
Authorities on the scene said the fire started in the backyard of a vacant home for sale. No houses were damaged.