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Bucksport residents alerted to evacuate due to river flooding

Map showing the evacuation area. (Source: Horry County) Map showing the evacuation area. (Source: Horry County)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Residents in the Bucksport area are being alerted to evacuate the area due to flooding from the Pee Dee River, according to a CodeRed message sent by the Horry County Emergency Operations Center.

"Properties near and around Bucksport Road, from the river to the James R. Frazier Recreation Center, are reporting flooding due to the Pee Dee River,” the alert states.

Horry County Fire Rescue and Horry County Police are in the community to assist those who need to evacuate their property.

“We encourage people to leave now and report to the James R. Frazier Recreation Center.  Please call Horry County Emergency Management at 843-915-5150 for assistance,” the alert states.

A CodeRed message was sent from the Horry County Emergency Operations Center this morning alerting the residents of Bucksport about the flooding.  Please see below for the message:

"Properties near and around Bucksport Road, from the river to the James R. Frazier Recreation Center, are reporting flooding due to the Pee Dee River.

Horry County Fire Rescue crews and the Horry County Police are in your community assisting those that need to evacuate their property.  We encourage people to leave now and report to the James R. Frazier Recreation Center.  Please call Horry County Emergency Management at 843-915-5150 for assistance."

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