SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says
(Source: WIS)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Coastal residents are not the only people attempting to move out of harm's way of Hurricane Florence.

The South Carolina Department of Corrections says some prisoners were moved in a Pee Dee facility ahead of Florence's approach toward the coast.

A statement from SCDC says:

The South Carolina Department of Corrections' Palmer Pre Release Center a Level 1 Minimum Custody Prison in Florence, South Carolina, was evacuated in advance of Hurricane Florence due to security reasons.

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