The blaze began about 6:30 p.m., two hours after the shop closed for the day, said Amelia Bowling, a detective with the State Fire Marshal's Office.
While fire investigators would not label Tuesday's fire suspicious, Bowling
did say investigators are taking a look at all the T-shirt and gift shop fires on the beachside in the last several years to determine if anything links the incidents.
estimated the damage to the shop at about $250,000.
As for Tuesday's fire, Bowling
said the cause likely will not be determined for several weeks.