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Ice making big impact in Dorchester County

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Sheriff LC Knight as well as County Administrator Jason Ward talked to the media Wednesday afternoon about the risks and to inform the public Sheriff LC Knight as well as County Administrator Jason Ward talked to the media Wednesday afternoon about the risks and to inform the public
DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC - The ice is piling up in Dorchester and so are the concerns from county officials.  Sheriff LC Knight as well as County Administrator Jason Ward talked to the media Wednesday afternoon about the risks and to inform the public.

Knight said about 30,000 people are without power in the area. Knight said he wants people to stay home and off the roads so crews can get to downed trees and power lines more quickly.

Ward said there are numerous power lines down but before crews can get the lines that need repair, the fallen trees must be cleared first.

Ward said for those residents in Dorchester County who depend on oxygen or any medical device that relies on electricity, they can call 911 for assistance.
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