Horry County Fire Rescue and Myrtle Beach Fire Department are on scene of a house fire on Lighthouse Way in Plantation Point.
Crews responded just after 12:30 Tuesday morning after receiving a call about an explosion.
The homeowner tried to get back into the house to save a dog, but the dog died, according to HCFR Battalion Chief Justin Gibbins.
The homeowner was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.
We're told the home is a total loss, and the fire remains under investigation.