South Carolina Forestry Commission
To Receive Email Notification

FORESTRY COMMISSION TO OFFER PERSONAL NOTICE OF BURNING BAN AND RED FLAG

(COLUMBIA, SC) - Fire Service personnel will soon be able to receive direct e-mail notification when a Forestry Commission Burning Ban or Red Flag Fire Alert is declared. According to Information Officer Scott Hawkins, the new service should be available within a few weeks.

Hawkins said the personal notification is a courtesy offered only to emergency services personnel. This service is in addition to the official notification process currently being used by the Forestry Commission.

To subscribe to the free service, send your name, department, telephone number and e-mail address to shawkins@forestry.state.sc.us Each subscriber will receive a return e-mail confirming that their name has been added to the alert notification list.

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For more information, contact: Scott Hawkins, 803-360-2231


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