FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 28, 2022
Media Contact: Meagan Utsey, Public Information Officer
Phone Numbers: 843-782-0502
843-549-5632 (Emergency Operations Center)
Colleton County Opens Emergency Operations Center and Initiates Sandbag Operations
Colleton County will begin sandbag operations beginning at 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 28th at Fire-Rescue Headquarters, located at 113 Mable T. Willis Boulevard. Residents will be responsible for filling and loading their sandbags. Sandbags will be available again on Thursday, September 29th from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM. Sandbags will not be available on Friday, September 30th.
Colleton County officials continue to monitor Hurricane Ian. It is becoming more likely that Colleton County will experience some sort of impacts from Hurricane Ian. Although the impacts may be limited, there is still a potential for significant impacts on South Carolina between Thursday and Saturday this week.
Should you have any questions, please visit Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s Emergency Management Division webpage at www.colletonfire.com or call the Emergency Operations Center at 843-549-5632. Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s Emergency Management Division and all of our Emergency Support Function partners have been collaborating for several days now, will continue to monitor the track and intensity of Hurricane Ian and are making the necessary preparations to respond in the event Hurricane Ian becomes a threat to Colleton County.
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