Two suspicious fires reported in Avalon subdivision of Carolina Forest

troot@thesunnews.comMarch 18, 2013 

— Horry County police and fire officials are investigating two brush fires that occurred Sunday in the Avalon subdivision in Carolina Forest, police Sgt. Robert Kegler said Monday morning.

Horry County fire crews extinguished the two separate brush fires and police considered them suspicious, Kegler said.

Firefighters were called at 9:20 p.m. Sunday to a wooded area behind the basketball courts in Avalon after a security officer spotted the fire, Kegler said. Then, at 11 p.m. Sunday, fire crews were called again for a brush fire in an area behind the swimming pool.

“There is nothing indicating any links to Windsor Green [fire] at this time,” but we officials are investigating, Kegler said.

More details will be posted as they become available.

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