Deadly early morning fire breaks out in Aynor

Horry County Fire Rescue crews are on the scene of a deadly mobile home fire in Aynor, according to officials.

The fire started around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday at 4601 Highway 501 East.

We're told a 68-year-old man living in the home has died, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Tony Hendrick.

When crews arrived, the mobile home was fully involved.

The fire is now under control.

Investigators remain on scene piecing together what started the fire. They are looking into all possibilities including suspicious activity.

Some heat damage was also done to a second mobile home.

South Carolina Highway Patrol was on scene directing traffic in the area for hours, but the highway has since reopened.

An autopsy on the victim is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, according to Hendrick.