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Lanes reopen on Highway 501 after vehicle fire causes delays

Officials said the fire happened in the area of Waccamaw Pines Drive on Saturday.
Officials said the fire happened in the area of Waccamaw Pines Drive on Saturday.(HCFR)
Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 2:58 PM EDT
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Conway-bound lanes of Highway 501 were blocked after a vehicle fire on Saturday.

Horry County Fire Rescue says crews were dispatched to the area of Waccamaw Pines Drive at 2:21 p.m. in response to the fire.

HCFR also shared a photo from the scene, showing a hood burned off a vehicle and parts melting into the road underneath.

Officials said no injuries were reported and the fire has been put out.

Lanes were cleared in the area as of 3:22 p.m., according to information from the South Carolina Department of Transporation.

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