Date 11 September 2017 Time 1:15 pm
Berkeley Electric has advised that the power outage on Seabrook is due to equipment failure on Seabrook Island, not a deliberate precautionary shutdown. It has further advised that it will not attempt to send crews to repair the equipment until conditions permit and roads are passable.
The County Sherriff has officers at the circle to turn back traffic coming to Seabrook Island. Officers will be recalled for safety reasons once wind speeds reach 40 mph.
Betsy Kerrison Road at the traffic circle is presently impassable. Do not attempt to leave the Island.
Stay safe—stay inside.
For emergency response, call 911.
For questions concerning non-emergency assistance during a state of emergency, call the Charleston County Citizen’s Information Hot Line at 843-746-3900.
For updates in status, call the Town’s toll free number 888-314-3177, or connect to the Town’s website (townofseabrookisland.org) and monitor the Town’s TWITTER feed (@seabrookislnd87) for announcements of availability of information updates.
PROPERTY OWNERS WITH RENTAL GUESTS SHOULD FORWARD THIS NOTICE TO THEIR RENTAL GUESTS.
Additional information updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
-Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island