Power outage reported near Longs due to two broken poles

(Source: AP Images)
(Source: AP Images)

LONGS, SC (WMBF) – Over 1,600 people are without power Saturday afternoon due to two broken poles at the intersection of highways 57 and 111.

Horry County Electric officials estimate at least 6 hours for repairs to be made and power to be restored.

Horry County Fire Captain John Fowler said the outage was caused by a vehicle hitting the poles.

No injuries were reported.

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