Crews respond to fully involved house fire in Socastee

An Horry County family lost their home and their pet in a fire Friday afternoon.

Horry County Fire Rescue was called to a fully involved single family house fire off Black Jack Lane, according to Horry County Fire Rescue spokesperson Julius Graham. That's in the Cabot's Creek Subdivision.

Firefighters arrived on scene shortly after 5:45 p.m. to heavy smoke and flames.

Firefighters determined nobody was at home at the time of the fire, but the family's pet dog died.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.