Hurricane Florence Release #1

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:18:00 PM Categories: emergency management Flood hurricane public safety SCEMD

City and county officials met Tuesday afternoon to discuss Hurricane Florence and its potential impact on the area.


On hand were representatives from the City of Sumter, Sumter County Government, Sumter Fire Department, Sumter Police Department, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, Sumter County Emergency Medical Services and Sumter County Coroner’s Office.


No decision has been made about the closure of city or county offices.


Traffic is expected to increase in the area and we urge motorists to be patient and mindful that people are evacuating the coast.


All official announcements will be made from the City of Sumter and Sumter County Government and shared with Sumter Police Department and Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.


Periodic updates will be forthcoming.


The City of Sumter created a web page for Hurricane Florence:

Sumter County Government did so as well: