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Forestry Commission contains grass fire in Florence

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FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Forestry Commission has contained a large grass fire in the Florence area that was threatening nearby homes.

Anthony Eaddy with SCFC said the fire is on McCurdy Road in Florence. A map on their website indicates this is not far from the Florence Airport.

Windy Hill Fire Chief John Delung said the fire began as a controlled burn and spread to a three acre fire.

Around 5 p.m., Anthony Eaddy said the fire was now contained to 30 acres.

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