Structure fire in Georgetown County blocks traffic

A house fire in Georgetown County impacted traffic on Tuesday morning.

North Fraser Street in Georgetown, which is also Highway 701, was blocked near Lakewood Avenue from about 7:30 until 8:30 a.m.

The fire started in the unoccupied house on Lakewood Avenue around 7:30.

The house is a total loss, according to Georgetown County Fire Chief Mack Reed.

The fire is under control and the cause is being investigated.

No one was hurt.