WATCH: City of Columbia, SCE&G readying preparations for Hurricane Florence

City of Columbia, SCE&G officials discuss preparation ahead of Hurricane Florence

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Officials with the City of Columbia and SCE&G already have preparation plans underway ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival to the state and the Midlands.

SCE&G President and COO Keller Kissam and Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin stopped by the studio to discuss the plans for both groups.

City of Columbia officials is urging citizens to use a primary contact number for information during Hurricane Florence operations. The primary information number is telephone number 803-545-3300. The customer care center will be fully staffed with call takers who will assist callers with a non-emergency request. The care center will operate on a 24-hour basis.

Anyone experiencing an emergency should always call 9-1-1. The customer care center should only be called non-emergencies and information purposes.

The City of Columbia will continue to provide updates and information regarding services and operations during Hurricane Florence.

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