Flames rip through popular Myrtle Beach campground

MYRTLE BEACH, W.Va. — An investigation is underway following a massive fire Friday at a popular Myrtle Beach campground.

The blaze, according to WMBF-TV,  broke out at just before 5 a.m. at Ocean Lakes Family Campground. The flames quickly spread through several buildings and homes. Authorities said as many as four homes were destroyed and a dozen more damaged.

The fire also damaged 10 vehicles and six golf carts.

No one in the homes were injured. Two firefighters were taken to the hospital to be treated for heat-related issues.

The fire left 45 people looking for other places to stay.

There’s no initial word on what may have started the blaze.





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