Fire in Little River Prompts Nearby Communities to Enact Burn Ban

Horry County Fire Rescue crews and the South Carolina Forestry Commission are working to control a fire in Little River. Firefighters were called yesterday around 10:30 am to an area off of Highway 31 and Robert Edge Parkway for the blaze. According to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Tony Casey, earlier in the day the fire had covered three acres but as of yesterday afternoon around 3:30pm, it had grown to 10 acres. No injuries or damage to any structures has been reported so far and no evacuations have been ordered.