WHEREAS, a state of emergency in Horry County was declared on November 8. 2001 (Executive Order 2001-38), in response to the uncontrolled and spreading wildfires which had consumed over 1,500 acres of land; and
WHEREAS, under Executive Order 2001-38, I directed certain assets of the South Carolina National Guard, at the discretion of the Adjutant General and in coordination with SCEPD, to be placed on state duty and ordered the utilization of the National Guard's fire suppression personnel to take all necessary action to provide Horry County with the delivery of critical equipment and services; and
WHEREAS, while dry conditions still exist and fire officials continue to closely monitor the area, the situation in Horry County is now stable, with no immediate danger to public safety and welfare or the property of the citizens of this State.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of the State of South Carolina, I hereby declare that Executive Order 2001-38 is cancelled, rescinded, and from this date declared null and void.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 21st DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2001.
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