Officials warn of increased high fire danger due to weather conditions

NWS fire danger warning
NWS fire danger warning(National Weather Service)
Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 1:41 PM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The National Weather Service warned about increased fire danger due to weather conditions across the area Tuesday.

Officials said dry and breezy conditions impacting the region could cause fires to start and spread rapidly. They added that people should contact local authorities to determine if there are any burning restrictions in their area.

According to officials, the dry conditions will continue Wednesday, but winds won’t be as strong.

The Broad River Volunteer Fire and Rescue also issued a high-fire danger alert for their area.

According to the department, the alert is due to high 20 to 30 winds.

Officials said controlled burns could escape and spread rapidly.