Tag Archives: South Carolina

USFA: South Carolina On-Duty Death

Chadwick-Hawkins was assigned a ground ignition operation, utilizing an ATV to conduct the task     The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Wildlife Biologist/Wildland Firefighter Angela Nicole Chadwick-Hawkins, 45, of the U.S. Army, Environmental Division/Wildland ...

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Wildlife Biologist Dies During South Carolina Controlled Fire

No details released on death at Army base     FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Army officials say a civilian worker has died during a controlled fire to burn vegetation on the South Carolina base. The Army said in ...

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Wildfire Burns Over 800 Acres in South Carolina

Wildfire closes Highway 161   HUGER, S.C. (AP) — A wildfire has burned hundreds of acres in the Francis Marion National Forest in eastern South Carolina. The U.S. Forest Service reported the fire in the national forest north of Charleston ...

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South Carolina Officials Warn of Statewide Fire Danger

Forestry Commission says drought contributes to elevated risk   Post & Courier The South Carolina Forestry Commission is cautioning residents about the increase in fire danger statewide and the need to exercise vigilance when burning outdoors. A prolonged drought, especially ...

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Wildfire Red Flag Alert in South Carolina

Forecasts of strong winds and low humidity   COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Forestry Commission is warning of the dangers of wildfires this weekend. The commission issued a red flag fire alert Friday morning that officials hope will ...

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