Crews respond to 500 pound propane tank fire in Horry County - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Crews respond to 500 pound propane tank fire in Horry County

(Source: Horry County Fire Rescue Chief Justin Gibbins) (Source: Horry County Fire Rescue Chief Justin Gibbins)
(Source: Twitter account for Horry County Fire Rescue @hcfirerescue) (Source: Twitter account for Horry County Fire Rescue @hcfirerescue)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 500 pound propane cylinder tank caught fire at The Fairways at River Oaks complex off of River Oaks Drive, according to Horry County Fire Rescue Chief Justin Gibbins

Chief Gibbins said that firefighters responded to the fire for four hours to ensure no addition damage would occur.

The fire department worked with officials from a propane company to mitigate the emergency.

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