horry county fire rescue topic page

1:37 pm on Monday July 21, 2014

Horry County firefighters to assist battling Oregon blaze

Three firefighters are being sent Oregon to help battle wildfires that are burning thousands of acres, according to Brian VanAernem with Horry County Fire Rescue. VanAernem said the firefighters will be deployed for 16 days as part of a 20-man...
8:30 am on Thursday June 27, 2013

Get emergency text alerts from Horry County Fire Rescue

After the Windsor Green fire, Horry County Fire Rescue assessed the need for an alert system that would quickly spread the word about an emergency needing community response. They moved forward with the NIXLE response system. To receive text/email...
7:18 am on Friday July 6, 2012

Help HCFR in weapons of mass destruction exercise (Update: next week)

Horry County Fire Rescue on Facebook Update July 6, 2012:  Don't be alarmed when you see lots of emergency vehicle and personnel activity next week.  It's just a weapons of mass destruction exericse.  Nothing to see here. "You'll see most of the...
9:51 am on Friday June 1, 2012

Unpaid ambulance fees becoming tax-payers' bill

photo by flickr user ynkefan1 When we talk about things like lack of funding to staff a new library and the possibility of teachers taking a pay cut next year, it only makes sense that we go after a possible source of revenue for the county and this...
6:52 am on Friday March 23, 2012

Horry County firefighters host training camp for Combat Challenge competitions

photo by flickr user javacolleen Over the weekend, Horry County Fire and Rescue will host firefighters from all over the east coast and Alabama for a three-day training camp in preparation for the Combat Challenge competitions. The training will...
3:30 am on Tuesday October 11, 2011

Fire prevention expo to teach children about fire safety

photo by flickr user Clarkston SCAMP On Saturday, October 15th, Fire Station Six, located on 38th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach, will host a Fire Prevention Expo in an effort to teach children about fire safety. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and...
7:59 am on Wednesday September 28, 2011

Volunteers could be the key to avoiding Horry County Fire and Rescue budget cuts

photo by flickr member MPHDodgeDaytona On Tuesday, September 27th, county leaders tasked fire officials with figuring out how to cut $3 million from their budget.  Oddly, in 2008, it was recommended in a study of Horry County Fire-Rescue’s...
4:16 am on Friday July 15, 2011

Horry County Fire Rescue under scrutiny

Flickr user Abby Questions were raised this week after a fire in unincorporated Carolina Forest was first responded to by the Myrtle Beach Fire Department despite the HCFR being closer. The concern is because the Horry County fire station is...
Advertisement