CFD crews help contain woods fire near Harbison State Forest

Columbia-Richland fire crews were on hand to aidĀ the South Carolina Forestry Commission in extinguishing a small wildfire near Harbison State Forest in mid-July.

At last report onĀ Tuesday July 17Ā the fireĀ was controlled.

Crews assisted in containing the wildfire off of Bob Dorn Road after it broke out Wednesday evening July 11.

Harbison woods fire burning on Wednesday July 11

At its largest the fire grew to 4 acres in size. SC Forestry was able to mobilize equipment to build a fire line around the fire and a second contingency fire line for parts of the fire that face nearby residential areas.

The forestry commission said that the suspected cause of the wildfireĀ was fireworks but officials are stillĀ investigating.