Local Swift Water Rescue Teams Facing Rising Water

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The swift water rescue teams from Murfreesboro are moving where needed to different South Carolina communities. NewsRadio WGNS spoke with Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Commander Terry Smith . . .

By the way, Marion, South Carolina a town of almost 7,000 residents, and it's 45-miles inland from Myrtle Beach.


Although the storm has passed, the water continues to rise and they are warning residents that it will get worse.


The people who are being rescued are the same ones who were told to leave a few days ago. WGNS asked Commander Doug Inglish what kind of reactions are our teams getting when they come to rescue the residents . . .

We asked Commander Smith how the team was feeling . . .

The death toll from Hurricane Florence has now climbed to 31 as the flooding continues.

NewsRadio WGNS will be keeping the community informed with future broadcasts from our rescue teams who are stationed in South Carolina.

Swift water rescue teams with Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue, as well as Rutherford County Fire and Rescue, along with Wilson County Emergency Management left the Murfreesboro City Hall last Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2018.

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Hurricane Florence, Marion, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, South Carolina, WGNS
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