LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (WBTW) — A large diesel fuel spill Tuesday morning in the Little River area was the result of a storage tank being overfilled at a business in the area, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Approximately 1,000 gallons spilled in the Park Street Extension area of Little River, Horry County Fire Rescue said in a Facebook post.

HCFR was dispatched to the area at 3:21 a.m., and worked with from DHEC and the Horry County Stormwater Department to clean up up the spill.

There were no injuries and no immediate public threat, HCFR said.

DHEC said it is investigating the spill along with the U.S. Coast Guard.

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