Update: Wildfire contained and under control

Photo Courtsey: Tony McDonald

Crews say the fire is between Highway 31 and Wacobee Drive in Plantation Lakes in the Carolina Forest area and is now contained and under control.

The fire was reported to officials just before 5:00pm, Wednesday evening.

Horry County Fire Rescue officials says no homes were evacuated or threatened.

Crews are asking all residents in the Plantation Lakes subdivision to activated their sprinklers tonight. They say thick smoke is to be expected throughout the night, so travel through the area with caution.

Crews on scene are asking anyone in the area to avoid parking on Wacobee Drive, to make way for fire and emergency vehicles.

Check back here on as this story develops.