It’s expected to be another hot day in Clarendon. Remember to stay hydrated, stay cool, and check on your neighbors!Dangerous Heat expected. Heat Advisory has been posted for this afternoon. With temperatures rising into the mid 90s along with high humidity, the heat index will range from 105 to 110 degrees. Stay well hydrated, limit strenuous activities during afternoon. See MoreSee Less
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This year’s Fire Prevention Week™ theme, “Smoke alarms: make them WORK for you!™” aims to promote the vital role that smoke alarms play in home fire safety. Spread the word in your community about the importance of smoke alarms with these educational products and other safety resources. Check out nfpa.social/MAuF50Sxmqx See MoreSee Less
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Thank you Chick-fil-A Manning for delivering sandwiches to station one today! Your kindness and support mean a great deal to us! See MoreSee Less
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Hot weather can present some health risk, so it is important to take precautions to stay safe. Heat is the cause of death for hundreds of people. Early recognition is very important! Thank you Fire Safe SC! See MoreSee Less
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Remember these tips to avoid heat illness:Fluids: Drink plenty of fluids! When you’re well hydrated, your urine should be very light or clear. This is especially important when you’re active. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. They can both dehydrate you. Air Conditioning: Use air conditioning or cool showers to keep your body cool. If you don’t have air conditioning, use a fan to help move the air around in the room. Keep the curtains and blinds closed to keep the sunlight out. Clothing: Wear lightweight, light colored, and loose fitting clothing. Planning: Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest part of the day, usually in the early mornings and evenings. Summer Extras: When outdoors, wear a hat or visor, sunglasses, and sunscreen.If you experience a heat emergency, call 911! Heat can be dangerous. Check on your neighbors.DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED FOR JULY 5, 2024 See MoreSee Less
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July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is a holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which declared the 13 American colonies’ independence from British rule. This event marked the beginning of the United States as a free and independent nation.Independence Day is typically celebrated with a variety of patriotic events and traditions, including fireworks displays, parades, concerts, barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings. Many people also display the American flag and dress in red, white, and blue to show their national pride. It is a time for Americans to reflect on the values of freedom and independence that the country was founded upon, as well as to honor the sacrifices made by those who fought for and continue to defend America’s freedoms. See MoreSee Less
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June 2024 Incidents

35

Fires

559

Medical

41

Good Intent & False Alarms

28

Vehicle Accidents/Rescue