Massive fire destroys condos along SC coast

Cherry Grove Fire North Myrtle Beach

CHERRY GROVE, SC (WBTW) – Fire crews are still at the scene of a large fire on 49th and North Ocean Boulevard in Cherry Grove.

News13 crews arrived at the fire around 7:30 p.m. and initially observed one condo on fire. As of 9:45 p.m., five condos were on fire and one was already burned to the ground.

Firefighters on the scene are not sure how the fire began, but there is a possibility that a nearby power line could be the cause.

Officials were not yet able to confirm whether or not anyone was in the condos at the time.

National Guardsmen were also on the scene of the fire.

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