MYRTLE BEACH — Horry County fire investigators are at a home in the Carolina Forest area working to determine what caused a blaze there early Wednesday, according to authorities.
Fire crews were called about 4:30 a.m. to a home at 558 Carolina Farms Blvd., which is located off of International Drive, and found heavy smoke coming from a two-story house, said Justin Gibbins, a battalion chief with Horry County Fire Rescue. The homeowner was inside the home and taken to a local hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Fire crews were able to contain the blaze to the garage area, Gibbins said. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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