Gas leak on Highway 90 closes businesses, disrupts traffic

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A gas leak near Red Bluff Road and Highway 90 has shut down several businesses and will disrupt traffic until the line can be shut off, officials confirmed.

Construction workers struck a natural gas line near several businesses, forcing Horry County Fire Rescue to evacuate them, said Assistant Chief Justin Gibbins.

HCFR crews have the area blocked off, and have asked police for help with re-routing traffic. Gibbins said traffic will be disrupted in the area until the gas company arrives to shut off the line.

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