Door delivery of mail to be maintained after Post Office fire in Longs; USPS also bringing in mobile unit

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LONGS, S.C. (WBTW) — The U.S. Postal Service is taking steps to make sure mail gets delivered in Longs following a fire that heavily damaged the Post Office there Friday night.

USPS spokesman Rick Badie said Sunday that door delivery will be maintained. In addition, a mobile until will be brought in on Monday and PO boxes are scheduled to be installed during the week, he said.

Crews were called at 10:38 p.m. Friday to the Post Office at 50 Highway 9 East near Highway 905, according to Horry County Fire Rescue. The Loris Fire Department also responded to help battle the blaze.

In a statement released Saturday morning, the Postal Service said customers served by the Longs Post Office can pick up their mail at the North Myrtle Beach Post Office, located at 621 6th Ave. South. The office is open until noon on Saturdays and between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Customers will need a photo ID to pick up their mail, the USPS said.

There were no injuries reported, and the fire remains under investigation. Count on News13 for updates.

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