HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A burn ban that was in effect for Horry County has been lifted.

The Horry County Government has lifted the ban Thursday morning, effective immediately. Residents are encouraged to still use caution when outdoor burning. Conditions over the next few days could still be unfavorable for burning.

Horry County residents must report outdoor burning to the South Carolina Forestry Commission at 800-986-5404 prior to any burning.