Gas leak fixed, South Ocean Blvd. reopens - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Gas leak fixed, South Ocean Blvd. reopens

Source: Jonathan Dick Source: Jonathan Dick

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Construction crews punctured a gas line in the 400 block of South Ocean Boulevard, closing it for about two hours Friday morning from 2nd Avenue South to 5th Avenue South, according to city officials.

The puncture occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m., according to an alert from the North Myrtle Beach Department of Public safety.

The leak was fixed as of 9:17 a.m., and nearby hotel guests that were evacuated were allowed to return to their hotels. Ocean Boulevard was reopened at about 10:30 a.m.

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