Emergency service suspended for all of Georgetown County

Updated: Sep. 5, 2019 at 2:06 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Georgetown County emergency rescue service announced just before 2 p.m. that it has suspended service for its entire service area as Hurricane Dorian continues to impact the coastline.

According to a press release, crews with Georgetown County Fire/EMS will go back into service when wind speeds subside to a safe level.

Anyone experiencing an emergency can still dial 911 to be added to a list, officials said. Rescues will be prioritized once service resumes.

Shortly before 2 p.m., the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office announced they had suspended service to areas south of Highway 521 due to unsafe wind conditions.

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