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Sheriff’s office responds to gasoline spill at Murrells Inlet bait shop

Perry's Bait and Tackle
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Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 12:24 PM EST
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MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WMBF) – Multiple agencies were called to a gasoline spill at a Murrells Inlet bait shop near the Marshwalk.

The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report of a person dumping gasoline into the storm drain at Perry’s Bait and Tackle along Highway 17 Business.

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District also responded, and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has also been called in.

The sheriff’s office said the situation is not considered a danger to the public.

It’s not clear at this point if anyone has been cited or charged in the case.

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