Officials advise citizens to remember flood safety

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Officials with the Charleston Fire Department would like to remind citizens of flood safety.

After the flood:

Avoid: Floodwaters- standing water can hide wash out roads, debris, sewage, or even wildlife.

Heed: Road closures- Do not attempt to drive around barricades.

Never: Drive into the water of unknown depth

Wait: for the ‘All-Clear’ before attempting to return home

Listen: to your local government & official sources regarding food, shelter, and forms of assistance

Check: for damages, gas leaks, and food spoilage

Be careful: using heavy duty tools

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