Arson investigation opened after fire destroys Aynor home

Arson investigation opened after fire destroys Aynor home

AYNOR, SC (WMBF) – An arson investigation has been opened after a house burned in Aynor on Thursday night. The Major Crimes Unit of the Horry County Police Department has begun investigating.

A woman told police a bleeding man began beating on her door for help at around 9:45 p.m.

Once Horry County Fire Rescue arrived, the woman told police she directed the man to go get help from emergency responders.

The man was taken to a hospital via helicopter.

The fire at the house on Highway 129 was destroyed, said Brian VanAernam, HCFR battalion fire chief.

Due to the suspicious nature of the fire and victim unconscious, an investigation was opened.

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