The South Carolina Forestry Commission has issued a Red Flag Fire Alert for South Carolina, warning residents that outdoor fires are more likely to escape and spread rapidly.
Weather forecasts over the next four days include sustained high winds, strong gusts, dry fuels and low relative humidity, factors that can lead to a fire spreading, the release said.
The alert does not prohibit outdoor burning, but the commission urged residents to postpone any outdoor fires.
The alert will remain in effect until lifted by the commission.
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