Release Date: September 2, 2016
Joheida Fister , Fire Rescue Public Information Officer, 843-247-3741
The Town activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) this morning at 6:00 a.m. in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Hermine. As a result of the storm Fire Rescue has responded to the following:
No injuries were reported from any of the incidents. The Red Cross is assisting a family that had to be relocated due to damage to their home from a fallen tree. Folly Field Road is temporarily closed at Seahorse Way due to a tree blocking the roadway. Alternate routes are available.
The EOC is continuing to monitor the storm which is located approximately 55 miles WSW of Savannah GA.
Currently we are under the following watches and warnings:
Additional watches and warnings may be issued. For additional information please refer to the National Weather Service Charleston www.weather.gov/chs/ and the National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov/.
The public should take the following precautions: