SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County will begin distributing sandbags Monday, days ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected landfall.
Beginning at 1 p.m. Monday, sandbags will be available at the following locations with a limit of 10 sandbags per household:
184 W. Boundary St.
Summerville, SC 29483
Dorchester County Fire Rescue Station 214
214 Ladson Rd.
Ladson, SC 29456
9006 Dorchester Rd.
North Charleston, SC 29420
Beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, sandbags will be available at these locations with a limit of 10 sandbags per household:
122 W. Main St.
Harleyville, SC 29448
Hutto Ace Hardware – St. George
5726 Memorial Blvd. (Hwy 78)
St. George, SC 29477
County emergency officials began working at OPCON 3 Sunday, an operating condition meaning a disaster is likely or imminent.
The county's emergency operations center has partially activated and the emergency operations plan has been fully activated.
All Dorchester County Administrative Offices, Convenience Sites, Dorchester County Circuit, Family, Magistrate and Probate Courts, the Dorchester County Library, the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center and all Dorchester School Districts Two and Four Schools will be Monday, district spokesperson Tiffany Norton said.
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