Francis Marion & Sumter National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
Columbia, SC 29212
The Memorial Fire is currently at 1,600 acres and is burning in Southern Rough, consisting of live flammable evergreen shrubs such as palmetto and gallberry along with dead grass (fuels) under longleaf pine.
Weather conditions continue to consist of high temperatures with low humidity.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday May 26th, 2019 approx. 12:30 PM|
|Incident Commander||Russ Marshall|
|Coordinates||33.209 latitude, -79.51 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday June 02nd, 2019 approx. 04:00 PM|
Resources: 1 Helicopter, 3 engines, two dozers and 6 overhead
Extreme heat and low humidity continues.