The Evacuation Order has been lifted However, please understand many homes are still without power and roads are hazardous due to trees down. Please check here for a list of road closures: https://gis.charleston-sc.gov/road-closures-regional/map/map.html?emergency=true
Be patient with power restoration as crews are working around the clock. Please remember to call 1-888-333-4465 to report outages, downed or sparking power lines. Don’t assume they know you’re without power or a line is down.
Tree permits for work on trees damaged by Hurricane Dorian have been suspended until further notice.
Damage Assessment Teams from Town Hall and Charleston County are deployed and working today. Residents are also urged to report damages online at https://www.crisistrack.com/public/charlestonSC/citizenRequest.html
The Debris Removal Contracts with Charleston County have been activated to assist with the clean-up efforts. Please see the following link from the JIPSD on how to separate post storm debris - https://www.jipsd.org/wp-content/uploads/Pre-Post-Storm-Info-for-Website.pdf
The Town of James Island remains at OPCON 1 as we work through recovery.
• The Citizen’s Information Line remains active 843-746-3900
Dominion Energy Customer Service: 1-800-251-7234
Down/Sparking Lines: 1-888-333-4465
Gas Leaks: 1-800-815-0083
Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465
Non-emergency Public Safety concerns (Downed Trees) Consolidated Dispatch – (843) 743-7200
Outage Map: https://www.sceg.com/outages-emergencies/power-outages/outage-map
Social media – twitter - @domenergysc
Here are other important links with helpful information before, during and after an event:
South Carolina Emergency Management Division: http://www.scemd.org/
FEMA website for Citizen Preparedness: http://www.ready.gov/
National Weather Service Charleston Office: http://www.weather.gov/chs/
Pet Friendly Hotels: http://www.pet-friendly-hotels.net/
Current Charleston County Hurricane Information: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/index.php
Definition of OPCON levels: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php
Download the Charleston County EMD App for the latest updates by searching CC EMD in your carrier’s app store.
For updates, visit the Charleston County website or follow us on our social media platforms:
Visit website: www.charlestoncounty.org
Updates on Hurricane Dorian will be released and posted to the webpage and social media as new information becomes available. Visit website: Town of James island: www.jamesislandsc.us for latest news releases