Firefighters battle blaze at Atlantic Beach motel early Wednesday

Horry County Fire Rescue crews are investigating a fire at an Atlantic Beach motel, according to authorities.

The blaze was reported just before 6 a.m. Wednesday off of 31st Avenue South in Atlantic Beach, Horry County fire officials said. By 6:10 a.m. Wednesday the fire was under control and firefighters were overhauling the building.

North Myrtle Beach firefighters also provided mutual aid during the blaze, said Brain VanAernem, Horry County fire spokesman.