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TRAFFIC ALERT: Car fire slows traffic on southbound side of U.S. 17 Bypass at 21st Avenue

A car fire is slowing traffic on the southbound side of the U.S. 17 Bypass near 21st Avenue North. (Source: WMBF News) A car fire is slowing traffic on the southbound side of the U.S. 17 Bypass near 21st Avenue North. (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A car fire has slowed down traffic in the southbound lanes of U.S. 17 Bypass near 21st Avenue North in Myrtle Beach.

The fire started around 5:15 p.m. Fire crews were seen arriving on the scene.

By 5:30 p.m., the fire was extinguished, but traffic was at a standstill. According to Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue Lt. Jonathan Evans, everyone got out of the vehicle safely. 

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