Controlled Burns Taking Place Today

A number of controlled burns have been taking place around Kershaw County today (2/13/17) .  A proscribed burn has been taking place south of Camden at Mulberry Plantation and is under control.  There was a controlled burn on Tombfield  Road that did briefly  get out of control but the Antioch, Shepherd and Charlotte Thompson Fire Departments  responded brought it under control.  The South Carolina Forestry Department has been notified.  Of course there are two controlled burns taking place at Fort Jackson.  The controlled burns at Fort Jackson are expected to continue for the rest of the week.