Crews contain wildfire at Francis Marion National Forest

VIDEO: Crews contain wildfire at Francis Marion National Forest

McClellanville, S.C. (WCSC) - Crews have contained a wildfire at the Francis Marion National Forest Sunday night.

The fire was in the area of Forest Road 211 between Rutledge Road and Highway 45.

Officials with the Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District say their crews assisted the United States Forest Service.

Request for aid in forest fire

At 3:26 p.m., the U.S. Forest Service requested assistance with a wildland fire to which AMFD and Mt. Pleasant crews responded to.

According to fire officials, the fire was contained at 7:30 p.m. and was believed to be 50 to 100 acres.

“No injuries were reported and no homes were threatened by the fire,” AMFD officials said.

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