HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue units responded to a structure fire that extended into the woods near Socastee, officials confirmed.
Deputy Chief Scott Thompson with HCFR said the fire was on a 12-acre plot of land off of Friendship Drive, near Highway 707. The fire was first reported at about 1:50 p.m. Saturday.
A structure was reported to be fully involved, and HCFR has requested extra brush trucks, according to tweets from HCFR spokesman Brian VanAernem. A fire engine set up at a pond nearby and contained the brush fire.