HCFR: 1 injured in Little River gas grill explosion

Little River, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - One person has been transported to an area hospital after a gas grill explosion in Little River Monday afternoon.

Leslie Yancey, spokeswoman for Horry County Fire Rescue, said firefighters were called to Hillbilly's Still & Grill just after 1:30 p.m. Upon arrival, emergency workers found one person had been burned in the explosion.

An employee at Hillbilly's Still & Grill said the victim was not seriously injured, but was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure.

The employee told WMBF News the restaurant has since been reopened.

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