Apartment fire in Horry County damages multiple units, Red Cross - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Apartment fire in Horry County damages multiple units, Red Cross assisting 15 people

(Source: HCFR Twitter) (Source: HCFR Twitter)
(Source: HCFR Twitter) (Source: HCFR Twitter)
(Source: HCFR Twitter) (Source: HCFR Twitter)
(Source: HCFR Twitter) (Source: HCFR Twitter)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Fire Rescue crews battled an early morning apartment fire, according to a tweet from HCFR.

The 20 unit apartment complex is on Fairwood Lakes Lane, near Island Green. According to HCFR, there was heavy damage to 6 units, and water and smoke damage to 20 units.

“The back of the whole building is gone. Everything was completely destroyed. We knew it was destroyed flames were shooting it went to the roof and they had to make a hole in the roof and the side," said resident Shirley LaFrance.

There were no injuries reported.

According to a news release from the American Red Cross, initial reports estimated they would provide assistance to as many as 35 people. An updated release stated they will provide immediate assistance to 15 people.  

The Murrells Inlet Fire Department worked with HCFR to extinguish the fire. 

Copyright 2017 WMBF News. All Rights Reserved. 

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • FBI recognizes several Conway police officers after CresCom Bank investigation

    FBI recognizes several Conway police officers after CresCom Bank investigation

    Sunday, November 19 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-11-19 19:44:53 GMT
    (Source: Conway Police Department Facebook)(Source: Conway Police Department Facebook)

    On Thursday, the FBI presented several Conway Police Department Detectives with FBI Director's Certificates “to recognize their excellent performance during the murder investigation at CresCom Bank"

    More >>

    On Thursday, the FBI presented several Conway Police Department Detectives with FBI Director's Certificates “to recognize their excellent performance during the murder investigation at CresCom Bank"

    More >>
  • Florence woman charged with felony DUI resulting in death after causing fatal accident

    Florence woman charged with felony DUI resulting in death after causing fatal accident

    Sunday, November 19 2017 11:34 AM EST2017-11-19 16:34:00 GMT
    Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)Miranda Sabb (Source: Florence County Detention Center)

    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

    More >>

    A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, according to LcPl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer travelling westbound. The driver of the Ford Explorer was pr...

    More >>
  • breaking

    Robeson County 14-month-old girl has died after suspected child abuse

    Robeson County 14-month-old girl has died after suspected child abuse

    Sunday, November 19 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-11-19 15:20:18 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A 14-month-old female died Saturday night after being on life support at Duke University Hospital, according to Robeson County Sheriff Sealy. Police received a call from the hospital who suspected child abuse.

    More >>

    A 14-month-old female died Saturday night after being on life support at Duke University Hospital, according to Robeson County Sheriff Sealy. Police received a call from the hospital who suspected child abuse.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly