1 hospitalized, lanes reopen after chemical spill at George Bishop, Fantasy Harbour

Published: Jul. 15, 2022 at 11:57 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 12:35 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) -Lanes of traffic are reopening at George Bishop Parkway and Fantasy Harbour Blvd. after a small chemical spill near a UPS facility, Horry County Fire rescue said.

Horry County Fire Rescue’s Hazmat Team mitigated the spill and will be passing the scene off to a private clean-up team.

One person was transported to the hospital.

UPS released the following statement to WMBF News:

“We temporarily evacuated our facility in Myrtle Beach out of an abundance of caution to address a hazardous materials package. We are working with the responding authorities, and our employees have been cleared to safely return to work.”

HCFR was dispatched to the area at 10:27 a.m.

Please avoid the area for the safety of the crews on the scene and to avoid possible delays.

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