A house fire has prompted an arson investigation in Shallotte.
On Nov. 13, Shallotte firefighters responded to a residential house fire at 4814 White St. The home belonging to Elaine (Dixie) Smith Lawlor of Myrtle Beach, S.C., was engulfed in flames.
Damages to the residence are estimated at $180,000.
The Shallotte Police Department was contacted to investigate the fire because arson was suspected.