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Firefighter hurt while responding to fire in North Myrtle Beach

A firefighter was hurt after crews responded to a fire on Tidewater Drive in North Myrtle Beach...
A firefighter was hurt after crews responded to a fire on Tidewater Drive in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday.(North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue)
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 12:33 PM EST
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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A firefighter was hurt while battling a blaze in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, according to an official.

North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue said crews were called to the fire at 1220 Tidewater Drive at around 11 a.m. Firefighters arrived to discover the blaze in the attic, with smoke and flames visible from vents and the roof.

The department said the injured firefighter was hurt while working on the roof and was taken to the hospital. No further details were provided on their condition.

Around 11am this morning, B-Battalion units were alerted for a structure fire in the 1200 block of Tidewater Drive....

Posted by North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue on Saturday, December 4, 2021

The fire was later extinguished, with damage mostly contained to an attic above a garage.

Officials also said a closed door separating a bedroom from where the fire originated was a major factor in the fire not spreading into other areas of the home.

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