SB Mulch and mulch flammabilityPhoto credit Nicholas Keefer & WMBF.
About 10 days ago, in March 2013, the Carolina Forest community of Windsor Green experienced a devastating fire. Many people associate wildfires happening out west where weather conditions are mostly dry -- not right here in South Carolina near the ocean. National Geographic states, though, that only 3 factors need to be present for a wildfire to occur; this is known as the "fire triangle." The 3 factors are: fuel, oxygen, and a heat source. That being said, Horry County, South Carolina is just as vulnerable to a wild fire as anywhere else in the world.
If a destructive fire is burning out of control, and your home is near it, you are probably going to