NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - On Saturday, the South Carolina Forestry Commission & NMB Fire Prevention Division showed the community how quickly fire can spread in pine straw, commonly used as landscaping cover around homes.
Three interactive displays were set up. Pine straw, mulch and bark were all lit on fire. They were given two minutes total to burn. Videos posted by North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue showed just how quickly a spark can turn into a dangerous situation.
NMB Fire Rescue responded to one Facebook user's comment by saying: