Myrtle Beach police were called to the scene of a suspicious fire around 1:30 a.m. Friday at Carolina Title Loans on Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.
A person flagged down police and told the officer that someone was trying to burn the building down, according to a police report. The officer saw a trash can burning next to the building and extinguished the fire before calling the fire department.
Witnesses state that they did not see any suspicious persons around the building when the fire was spotted.
Fire department officials are investigating.