Crews investigating home fire on Pecan Street in Garden City

Crews investigating home fire on Pecan Street in Garden City
(SOURCE: MI-GCFR)

GARDEN CITY, SC (WMBF) - Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District is investigating the cause of a Friday evening fire, Capt. Jerry Howerton said.

Howerton said the department was called to a single-family home on Pecan Trail in the Jensens community around 4:49 p.m., when crews arrived smoke was visible from the home.

An elderly female was on the porch and crews assisted her in getting to a safe area before assessing her medical condition, Howerton said.

Posted by Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District on Friday, January 4, 2019

The fire was contained quickly and Howerton said the cause of the fire is unknown at this time and that he has requested for Red Cross to respond.

The woman was still being assessed by medial personnel at 6:00 p.m.

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