MBFD contains apartment fire in minutes

Source: Kenneth Hitt
Source: Kenneth Hitt
Source: Kenneth Hitt
Source: Kenneth Hitt

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A Myrtle Beach family is now wondering how to repair their home after an apartment fire Monday afternoon.

Myrtle Beach Fire officials responded to a reported structure fire on 17th Avenue North shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Smoke and flames were showing from an apartment when first responders arrived on the scene, said Lt. Christian Sliker with the Myrtle Beach Fire Department, but the fire was contained in fifteen minutes.

That apartment did sustain fire and smoke damage. Other apartments in the building were not affected, Sliker said.

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