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3,500 callers contact Horry County Emergency Operations Center

(Source: Horry County EMD) (Source: Horry County EMD)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Over 3,500 callers have been assisted through the Horry County Emergency Operations Center phone bank, over 96 roads are close or impassable, and over 50,000 power outages have been reported in Horry County, according to an update from the county.

As of 3 p.m. Saturday, 938 people are in Horry County shelters. Pier damage has been reported at Surfside Pier, Springmaid Pier, Apache Pier and 2nd Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach, the update states.

All flights at MYR are cancelled Saturday. Flights may resume after 10 a.m. Sunday, and travelers should check their airlines for the status.

Surfside Beach has shut down all roads from Dogwood Drive to the ocean, the update states.

A large oak tree is down at 16th Avenue and Sessions Street in Conway; several power lines were knocked down, but no structural damage was reported.

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