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Buildings affected by Saturday's fire not yet released to owners

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CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) – None of the building sites affected by Saturdays' fire in the Windsor Green complex of Carolina Forest have been released by authorities, according to a news release sent by Windsor Green.

Each of the building sites are being surveyed for items by local authorities, and if items are recovered, they will be securely stored so they can be returned to the appropriate owner.

"Our community at Windsor Green and Windsor Green II suffered a major tragedy yesterday, losing 26 building with several others damaged by a fire," the release states. "With the support of our Windsor Green family and our local community, we will persevere."

Residents of Windsor Green and Windsor Green II are urged to call 843-997-6970 to assist local authorities trying to account for each resident.

Windsor Green is utilizing support and guidance of A&I Fire and Water Restoration, who has set up a satellite office on-site to prepare and provide assistance to affected individuals. There are two phone lines A&I has established which will open up tomorrow morning at 8 a.m., 843-236-2047, and 843-236-2015. An email address is windsorgreeninfo@ai-restoration.com

 

Please see the entire news release below:

 

 

 

(3-17-13)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Benchmark Management

 

Windsor Green and Windsor Green II: Fire

 

Homeowners and Tenants,

 

It is with great sadness that I write this letter.  Our community at Windsor Green and Windsor Green II suffered a major tragedy yesterday, losing 26 buildings with several others damaged by a fire.  We understand the emotions and challenges each of you are facing. With the support of our Windsor Green family and our local community, we will persevere. 

 

Over the past 24 hours our local governmental entities have provided immediate and on-going assistance.  These entities have been dedicated to securing not only our community, but surrounding areas that were threatened by the fire.   On behalf of the Windsor Green and Windsor Green II communities we would like to thank the following entities:

 

                *Horry County Fire Department                *North Myrtle Beach Fire Department

                *Myrtle Beach Fire Department                *Conway Fire Department

                *Horry County Police Department            *Horry County Sheriff's Department

                *Horry County Emergency Management  *Horry County Communications

                *Horry County Administration                  *Horry County Crisis Management

                *Forestry Commission                          *Red Cross

                *SLED                                                           *ATF

                *SC Highway Patrol

 

We know our homeowners and tenants are eager to visit their property.  At this time, the property has not been released by authorities.  The release of our property is still "To Be Determined", but once complete we will be ready to assist.  Each of the building sites is being surveyed for items of value by local authorities.  If items are recovered, they will be securely stored so they can be returned to the appropriate owner. 

 

To assist local authorities, we are asking for each resident of Windsor Green and Windsor Green II to call 843-997-6970.  The number will be answered by Horry County Police and will allow for help with accountability of each resident. 

 

To help with the recovery process, we have utilized the guidance and support of A&I Fire and Water Restoration.  A&I has set up a satellite office on-site in preparation to provide assistance to everyone.  To ensure each of your questions are being answered, A&I has established two phone lines and an email dedicated to Windsor Green.  The phone lines and email will open up tomorrow morning at 8am.  The contact info is as follows:

 

                Phone Line 1: 843-236-2047

                Phone Line 2: 843-236-2015

                Email address: windsorgreeninfo@ai-restoration.com

 

We have included photos of the Windsor Green and Windsor Green II communities on the Benchmark Management website at www.benchmarkmgmtgroup.com 

As further information becomes available we will update our website and utilize local media outlets.  Thank you to everyone for their patience and support. 

Regards,

 

 

Benchmark Management

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