SC Governor praises first responders for Chesterfield rescue and recovery efforts

SC Governor praises first responders for Chesterfield rescue and recovery efforts

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Governor Henry McMaster praised the South Carolina National Guard and Lousiana First Responders for provided great relief to many residents dealing with flooding in Chesterfield.

SC National Guard Soldiers from 4-118 Combined Arms Battalion remove debris from a driveway that had trapped local residents during high water evacuation.

Louisiana's Swift Water team rescued two older men from the top of a vehicle that was swept away by flood waters in Bennettsville.

Governor Henry McMaster praised their disaster relief efforts in a tweet this afternoon, as well as, the Chesterfield County Sheriff's office for their help.

As the flooding continues, acts of kindness like these are sure to multiply as the people of South Carolinians continue to go through this difficult time.

Copyright 2018 WIS. All Rights Reserved.