Local power company prepares for outages ahead of Hermine

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) — As Hermine approaches South Carolina, residents in Moncks Corner are making preparations.

Power company Santee Cooper is preparing to respond to any power outages the storm may bring. Crews are stocking and fueling line trucks and other vehicles before the storm hits. In addition, utility personnel are monitoring developments and planning staffing to have crews positioned for quick response based on the projected storm path.

Residents are encouraged to:

  • Report power outages online at www.santeecooper.com/stormcenter or by calling 1-888-769-7688.
  • Stay away from flooded areas and debris
  • do not drive through standing floodwaters

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