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Crews battle a large brush fire in rural Horry County

Conway Fire Department demonstrates how they connect to hydrants to fight fires

Conway firefighter Travis Murdoch explains to viewers the process of connecting to a fire hydrant and why it's so beneficial to extinguish fires.
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Conway firefighter Travis Murdoch explains to viewers the process of connecting to a fire hydrant and why it's so beneficial to extinguish fires.

Crews from Horry County Fire & Rescue and the Tabor City Fire Department are fighting a 4-acre brush fire off Bertie Road in the Loris area near the border with Tabor City, N.C.

The fire was reported around 5 p.m.

There are no injuries and there is no current threat to people or property, according to an Horry County Fire & Rescue official.

Alan Blondin covers golf, Coastal Carolina athletics and numerous other sports-related topics that warrant coverage. Well-versed in all things Myrtle Beach, Horry County and the Grand Strand, the Northeastern University journalism school valedictorian has been a sports reporter at The Sun News since 1993, earning eight top-10 Associated Press Sports Editors national writing awards and 18 top-three S.C. Press Association writing awards since 2007.


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