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Horry County firefighters battle tobacco barn fire

Horry County firefighters were called to a tobacco barn fire Tuesday morning near Nichols, according to Leslie Yancey, the department public information officer.

Firefighters were called at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday to 7981 Secondary Highway 917 near Lake Swamp Road, Yancey said. Eight units responded to the scene and the barn and its tobacco contents were a total loss.

No one was hurt during the incident.