Police officer recognized for ensuring safety of Windsor Green victims

Source: Horry County Police Department "Official Page"
Source: Horry County Police Department "Official Page"

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A lieutenant with the Horry County Police Department has been recognized as Employee of the Quarter for his efforts in ensuring the safety of all residents in the Windsor Green complex during the Carolina Forest Fire.

Lt. John Harrelson was awarded the Horry County Employee of the Quarter in the Public Safety Division, according to a Facebook post on the HCPD official Facebook page.

Lt. Harrelson assembled and led a team that accounted for each individual owner and renter of all units within the complex, the post states. His team was able to verify that everyone living in the complex was accounted for, ensuring that there were zero casualties from the massive fire that destroyed 26 buildings.

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