Outdoor burn ban lifted in Horry County

Outdoor burn ban lifted in Horry County
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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Due to improved conditions, the outdoor burning ban for all unincorporated Horry County has been lifted, effective immediately, according to a news release from the county.

Horry County Fire Rescue will continue to monitor conditions and couple reinstate the ban if conditions deteriorate, the release states.

"Horry County Government has a policy allowing it to institute an outdoor burning ban whenever there's a statewide red flag alert or if weather conditions appear conducive to wildfires," an official stated.

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