Fire officials report brush fire in Carolina Forest contained

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CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Fire Rescue crews are on the scene of a brush fire close to the Farms subdivision in Carolina Forest.

HCFR Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins said at about 1 p.m. Thursday that the fire is contained, and there is no threat to schools or homes. Crews are waiting on the Forestry Commission to come with a bulldozer to plow the area.

Assistant Fire Chief Gibbins said fire crews set up near the corner of Carolina Farms Boulevard and Picket Fence Lane.

HCFR tweeted, "Fast moving brush fire in the Carolina Forest area. Several fire apparatus on location. Fire is reported as being contained to the woods."

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