Horry County bans outdoor burning until further notice due to low humidity, gusty winds

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) – A ban on outdoor burning has been implemented in Horry County until further notice , according to Horry County Fire Rescue.

“Outdoor burning at this time is unlawful and very dangerous,” HCFR said in a Facebook post.

A fire-danger statement for central Horry County issued by the National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina, remains in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday because of low humidity and the potential for gusty winds that could cause a fire to spread.

Count on News13 for updates on when the ban is lifted.

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