Investigators: Longs house fire was 'intentionally set'

Longs, SC - LONGS, SC (WMBF) - The investigation into what caused a single-family home to catch fire early Monday morning has been turned over to police, according to officials with Horry County Fire Rescue.

Department spokeswoman Leslie Yancey says five units responded to the house fire at 310 Junco Circle just before 2 a.m. Monday.

A thorough investigation by Horry County Fire Rescue revealed the fire was intentionally set by someone. The case has since been turned over to local police to help identify a suspect and advance the investigation.

No injuries were reported.

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