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SC firefighters contain 20 acre wildfire

Firefighters were able to stop the fire from burning homes as winds made the blaze spread faster

Post & Courier

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. — Firefighters on Johns Island corralled a stubborn brush fire Tuesday morning that burned underground and crept within 75 feet of homes on Island Estates Drive.

Capt. James Ghi of the St. Johns Fire and Rescue Department said the wildfire that grew to 20 acres started in a pile of mulch. Crews were summoned around 7 a.m.

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