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Firefighters investigate house fire in Pawleys Island

About 28 Midway Fire and Rescue personnel  responded to a fully involved house fire at 16 Old Tram Way in Pawleys Island after 4 p.m. Monday.  According to Fire Chief Doug Eggiman, the homeowner heard a loud crack upstairs while on the lower level. She exited the home to find the upper levels in flames.  No one was injured in the fire, and damage was contained to the one property. The cause is yet to be determined. Murrells Inlet covered their station while Midway was on the call.
About 28 Midway Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a fully involved house fire at 16 Old Tram Way in Pawleys Island after 4 p.m. Monday. According to Fire Chief Doug Eggiman, the homeowner heard a loud crack upstairs while on the lower level. She exited the home to find the upper levels in flames. No one was injured in the fire, and damage was contained to the one property. The cause is yet to be determined. Murrells Inlet covered their station while Midway was on the call. By Steve Jessmore / sjessmore@thesunnews.com

Firefighters worked a house fire in Pawleys Island Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Firefighters with Midway Fire Rescue responded to the fire around 3:50 p.m. Monday.

The three-story house was fully involved with fire when firefighters arrived at 16 Old Tram Way off of Waterford Heights Road, said Midway Fire spokesman Bob Beebe.

A woman home at the time of the fire heard crackling noises upstairs when she went outside, saw fire, and called 911, Beebe said.

Twenty firefighters were on scene, Beebe said.

There were no injuries, he said.

Midway Fire is investigating the incident.

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