School district practices emergency drill at Pee Dee elementary school

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The Florence School District One will be conducting a drill at one of its schools.

School District officials say they will be teaming up with local and county public safety agencies for a simulated school crisis event.

The event is slated to run from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the Dewey L. Carter Elementary School in Effingham.

School District officials want to remind the public that this is a drill and the presence of emergency response vehicles in front of the elementary school may cause onlookers to be alarmed.

For more details on the drill contact Lionel Brown, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services in Florence School District One at (843) 413-4698.

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