Search and Rescue teams set to go door to door

Columbia, SC (WOLO)–City of Columbia, Richland County, SLED all set to go door to door Monday morning in a coordinated effort to ensure safety. Officials say they will check businesses and residents in the hardest hit areas, marking the home clear with an orange X. The City of Columbia continues to respond to unprecedented flooding in the Midlands Monday morning. According to the most recent numbers from city officials, more than hundreds of people have been evacuated with more rescues pending. The dam at Arcadia Lakes has been breached as a result of unprecedented flooding. There have been eight confirmed sanitary sewage overflows and eight downed trees. City officials say there has also been a high volume of displaced residents and stranded cars. The following roads are closed: one space· Pinebelt and Chester one space· North Main and Mason (sink hole) one space· I-20 (from Two Notch to I-77) is closed in both directions one space· 277 at Farrow one space· I-77 ramps at Jackson Blvd shutdown due to high water one space· Ft. Jackson Blvd and Devine (power outage for this entire corridor) one space· Gills Creek Parkway one space· South Beltline – 1500 block has power outage, lines down one space· Rosewood at Midlands Tech one space· Lost Creek Dr. one space· Lakewood between Trenholm Rd. and into Shady Ln. one space· Trotter and Leesburg one space· 1300/ 1400 blocks of Sunset Drive

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