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Jasper County Emergency Services SC
Monday September 2nd, 2019 :: 02:54 p.m. EDT


Update on Hurricane Dorian including closings around the county

In conjunction with Governor Henry McMaster’s order of evacuation, the Jasper County Council has signed a Local Declaration of Emergency at 12:00 PM today. Residents who reside in Zone A of Jasper County should put their emergency plans into action and evacuate inland.
Please take into consideration that when winds exceed 40mph sustained, Emergency Services will NOT be able to respond to ANY calls. It is vital for residents to understand that if they choose to disregard the mandatory evacuation, they are assuming responsibility for their safety.
The local shelter opened at the Ridgeland/Hardeeville School Complex located at 250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland SC 29936. This shelter cannot support individuals with special medical needs. If you have special medical needs that are outside the means of this facility, call (855)-472-3432 for assistance.
The shelter will accommodate evacuees and some household pets. Evacuees seeking shelter should bring with them essential hygiene products, essential bedding items, important documents, 72 hours of food supply for those with restrictive diets, and at least a 7 day supply of medication.
Evacuees with pets must bring pet food, a pet crate, and a 6-foot maximum leash. 
Jasper County Schools as well as State and County offices will be closed today and tomorrow. General Sessions and Traffic Court have been canceled for the remainder of the week and will be rescheduled at a later date. Recycling Centers are closed today Sept. 2, open tomorrow Sept. 3, and closed as normal on Sept. 4.
 In addition, the Jasper County School District has begun a transportation pickup route at the following locations in order to bring residents who may not have transportation to the shelter. Pickups began at 12:00 PM Monday, September 2nd and will run approximately every hour until 8:00 PM. Transportation services will resume the following day beginning at 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

Area Address
 Pineland Fire Station 3648 Cypress Branch Rd
Robertville Fire Station 9705 Cotton Hill Rd
Coosawhatchie Fire Station 6691 West Frontage Rd
Point South Fire Station 630 Campground Rd
 Cherry Point Fire Station 2539 Argent BLVD
Ridgeland Fire Department 49 South Railroad Avenue
Tillman Fire Station 30 Daniel O. Morris Blvd
Levy Fire Station 2721 Levy Rd
Levy Fire Station 3677 Bellinger Hill Rd
Roseland Fire Station 4340 Coosaw Scenic Drive
Hardeeville Police Department 26 Martin Street

Please note that all of the above locations may not have personnel on-site. You may have to stand outside to wait for the bus to arrive. If you are unable to make it to one of the bus pickup points, you can call (843)-726-4421 extension 8 for assistance. 
Do you know your zone?  To clarify what evacuation zone you reside in, download the South Carolina Emergency Manager app for your Android or Apple phone or visit


Jasper County Emergency Services SC
1509 Grays Hwy
Ridgeland, SC 29936

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 843-717-3699

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