Explosion reported at electrical substation in Georgetown

Wanda Hewitt Roberts
Wanda Hewitt Roberts

GEORGETOWN, SC (WBTW) – A Santee Electric Cooperative substation has exploded on Saints Delight and Pennyroyal Road.

Georgetown County spokesperson Jackie Broach confirms that an explosion occurred when the substation re-energized.

According to Broach, there were no injuries reported.

Evacuation of the area is in progress.