Shelter Opens for Orangeburg Flood Victims

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - The Red Cross is opening a shelter for the victims of Monday's flooding in Orangeburg.

The shelter opened at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1481 Cornerstone Church on Chestnut Street.

About 15 people who live at the Malibu Apartments have been displaced from their homes.

"We want people who are being affected by the flooding to have a dry place to stay tonight," said Bill Cronin, the Executive Director of the Central SC Chapter, American Red Cross.

Approximately 9 inches of rain fell in Orangeburg over a five-hour period Monday.


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