Water slide catches fire in Surfside Beach

Around 9:30 Monday morning, welders were repairing a piece of the fiber glass on the Speed Water Slide at Wild Water and Wheels in Surfside beach when it caught fire, according to Surfside Fire Chief Dan Cimini.

The top level of the slide caught fire when it got too hot while it was being repaired.

The fire was under control in 15 minutes and was contained to the top level of the slide, Cimini added.

No one was injured.