Myrtle Beach police investigating suspicious home fire

Myrtle Beach firefighters responded to a mobile home fire Saturday. According to a police report, the fire is being investigated as suspicious in nature.

The fire was on Pridgen Road around 2:00 a.m.

The report says a man told police he was inside the home at the time the fire started.

He was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center for burns on his hand.

The man told police he believed the fire was started intentionally.

According to the report, MB Fire Battalion Chief Derr said the fire appeared to be suspicious because there were several gas canisters around the home.

A fire investigator was called to the scene.