COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – The South Carolina Forestry Commission is expanding their burning ban which has been place to Piedmont counties only is being extended to the entire state.
The ban for the rest of the state goes into effect at 6:00am Saturday morning.
The ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including yard debris.
Campfires and open-fire cooking are not included in the ban but the Forestry Commission urges against these fires.
By the end of the day Monday, it was reported to be 1,365 acres and 20 percent contained.
It is about 20 miles south of Waynesville, North Carolina, in the headwaters of Crawford Creek.
The news about the two arrests in the Gatlinburg wildfires came on December 7 in a live TBI news conference.
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