This article is a reprint of â€œUncle Billy's Fire Burn On,â€ originally printed in THE STATE, Vol. 12, No. 13, August, 1944. The article discusses Billy Morris and the fire kept burning in his Saluda cabin for over 150 years. Begun in 1790 by his great-grandfather, Uncle Billy's fire got national recognition in 1937 when he was taken to New York and put on a national radio program.