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      Fire destroys Murrells Inlet home

      A home on Firethorne Drive in Wachesaw East in Murrells Inlet caught fire Monday afternoon.

      A house on Fire t horne Drive in Murrells Inlet was destroyed Monday afternoon when a fire tore through the home.

      Fire officials say they received a call just after 2 p.m. about a structure fire with flames showing. The call came from a nearby golf course.

      One person was home at the time the fire started but was able to escape, according to J.R Haney Assistant Fire Chief Murrells Inlet Garden City.

      That person was taken to the hospital to be checked out but is expected to be okay.

      Fire officials say the home is a total loss.