Sandbags available for residents near Ashley and Edisto Rivers

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Dorchester County will have a limited number of sandbags available for residents who live in the Ashborough subdivision, near the Ashley River and residents who live in the vicinity of the Edisto River, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Sandbags are available for pickup at the below locations:

  • Dorchester County Fire-Rescue 1475 Highway 61 Ridgeville, SC 29472
  • Old Fort Fire Dept. 4214 Ladson Road, Ladson, SC 29456

Each household is limited to 15 sandbags. Sandbags will be available on a first come, first serve bases while supplies last.

Residents are responsible for the legal disposal of all sandbags. Disposal locations/information will be made available at a later date.

As of 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, 345 utility customers remain without power in Dorchester County and 24 roads remain closed.

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