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Sheriff's Office: No charges expected after fire destroys Murrells Inlet restaurant

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After a two-week investigation, officers with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office and the State Law Enforcement Division say they will not file charges after a fire destroyed a Murrells Inlet restaurant May 1.

The sheriff's office said in a news release that "evidence collected from the ruins of the Broken Spur, 715 Pendergrass Ave., does not support a charge of arson, according to investigators."

Related: Community reacts to Murrells Inlet restaurant fire

The fire was being investigated as possible arson based on witnesses and surveillance video, according to a sheriff's office report.

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