Firefighters battle blaze at beachfront home

Pawleys Island, SC - PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) - Firefighters with Midway Fire Rescue are battling a residential fire on Pawleys Island Friday evening, according to department officials.

Bob Beebe, spokesman for Midway Fire Rescue, said emergency dispatch received reports of a fire at 432 Myrtle Ave. on Pawleys Island before 6 p.m.

Upon arrival on scene, firefighters were faced with a beachfront home engulfed in flames.

Beebe said investigators have reason to believe the fire was sparked by a possible lightning strike. A final cause has yet to be determined.

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