Firefighters with Horry County Fire/Rescue work to extinguish a fully engulfed fire at the home of Ruth Carter at 8776 S.C. 544 on Oct. 7, 2010, in Myrtle Beach. According to Battalion Chief Matthew Montgomery firefighters had to run more than 1,600 feet of hose to the nearest hydrant to battle the blaze. Stations #23, #1 and #4 responded to the fire.
Firefighters with Horry County Fire/Rescue work to extinguish a fully engulfed fire at the home of Ruth Carter at 8776 S.C. 544 on Oct. 7, 2010, in Myrtle Beach. According to Battalion Chief Matthew Montgomery firefighters had to run more than 1,600 feet of hose to the nearest hydrant to battle the blaze. Stations #23, #1 and #4 responded to the fire. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com
Firefighters with Horry County Fire/Rescue work to extinguish a fully engulfed fire at the home of Ruth Carter at 8776 S.C. 544 on Oct. 7, 2010, in Myrtle Beach. According to Battalion Chief Matthew Montgomery firefighters had to run more than 1,600 feet of hose to the nearest hydrant to battle the blaze. Stations #23, #1 and #4 responded to the fire. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com

Horry County firefighters work 5 fires during last 12 hours

October 07, 2010 11:00 PM