Horry County outdoor burn ban lifted

Horry County immediately lifted its burn in the unincorporated areas of the community.

On Monday, Horry County announced the end of the burn ban with change of weather patterns. The ban started on Saturday.

"After conferring with the Department of Forestry, and due to the change of weather conducive to an increased risk of wildland fires, Horry County Government has lifted an outdoor burning ban effective immediately for the unincorporated areas of Horry County.

"We remind our citizens that where the burn ban is not in place, we ask their consideration and due diligence when actively involved in open burning. Please consider burning after 4 p.m., and consider not burning on extremely windy days," the announcement states.

For more information contact Horry County Fire Rescue at 843-915-7066.