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6:36 am on Tuesday May 8, 2012

Mystery smoke during rain leads to evacuation

Flickr user paulbence Folks on Buckfield Road in Sheldon got a scare after a ditch started smoking in the rain, and after water was pored on the solid smoking object it began to burn more. I'll point you to WTOC 11's video report for more info;...
12:07 am on Friday May 4, 2012

Fire shuts down S.C. 170 Wednesday afternoon (Update: Fireworks?)

Update May 4: A closing chapter update to note that while officials are still unsure how the brush fire started, there is suspicion of fireworks. First reporting: A brush fire on Lemon Island caused major traffic delays for commuters on S.C. 170...
4:23 am on Friday April 13, 2012

Wildfire smokes out Carolina Forest (Photos)

Photos by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Thanks to no wind or humidity, smoke from the wildfire in Carolina Forest is hanging around the area. According to WMBF News, the 4 acre brush fire just behind the Carolina Forest neighborhood Walker's Woods is...
8:43 am on Tuesday April 10, 2012

St. John's Fire Department to Hold Community Day at Freshfields Village

Fire safety is much more than “stop, drop and roll,” and firefighters from the St. Johns Fire Department will be at Freshfields Village Saturday, April 14 as the St. John’s Fire Department Community Day educates the public on fire safety. Children...
4:30 am on Tuesday July 19, 2011

No immediate relief from wildfire smoke

James Brooks Let's hope the smoke in Myrtle Beach doesn't get as bad as this. Until we get some much needed rain, we're going to continue to experience wafts of wildfire smoke. For the past several weeks Grand Strand residents have been dealing with...
7:00 am on Friday July 1, 2011

Smoke from wildfires causing unhealthy air quality (update: more smoke today)

Image by Flickr user vladdythephotogeekUpdate July 1: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for today stating that, "Smoke from distant wildfires in North Carolina will impact parts of the coastal counties this morning...
4:29 am on Wednesday June 15, 2011

Fires burn across region as heat, dry weather persist

Flickr user Open Up My Head Yesterday we really felt the brunt of smoke in the area, and while Beaufort remained fire-free, a number of other fires sprung up. - At Hilton Head Plantation, a fire burned about an acre of wooded area on Tuesday...
2:05 am on Tuesday June 14, 2011

Lowcountry reports record heat, now smoke -- brimstone next? (update: more smoke)

Flickr user Andrew Partain Pretty sunset, or burning sky? Updated June 23: After a week or so hiatus the smoke from the wildfires down in Georgia and Florida is back upon us. WSAV has a brief on what can be excpected in terms of the smoke effect...
1:33 am on Tuesday June 14, 2011

Charleston wilts under record heat, now smoke -- brimstone next?

Image by Flickr user Andrew Partain Yesterday turned out to be as much of a scorcher as was thought, with records being set across the region — what's more is that we're getting more smoke from those regional fires this morning. Charleston's high ...
1:41 am on Tuesday June 7, 2011

What the haze? Out-of-state forest fires cause cloudy Beaufort skies

Flickr user sgroi Not here, but you get the idea. Been enduring the smoky skies since yesterday? Well, rest assured that while it's no fun for the area, there's no forest burning in South Carolina. Rather, those blazes are happening down in Florida...

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