MURRELLS INLET (WBTW) – Firefighters are battling a residential structure fire in Murrells Inlet.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area near McDowell Shortcut Road while crews work the scene. The fire broke out just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday on the 11000 block.

Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District crews are on the scene.

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