300 Gallons of Gas Spilled Along Highway 17 Bypass in Surfside Beach Area

DHEC is investigating after 300 gallons of gas was spilled along Highway 17 Bypass in Surfside Beach yesterday evening. The spill occurred around 5 p.m. at the Murphy Express across from the Surfside Presbyterian Church. It’s believed the fuel was spilled into a nearby ditch. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Multiple crews, including Horry County and Surfside Beach Fire Rescue are assisting with the hazardous materials clean up. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.