Woman rescued after driving into flood waters in Florence

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Firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped in her car after she drove into floodwaters on Fork Road in the Effingham community of Florence County, according to Howe Springs Fire Chief Billy Dillon.

Dillon said the woman is being checked at the hospital. No word on her condition.

He added water on the road is three feet high off the road.

Dillon said the community borders Lynches River and It’s steadily rising because of all the rain we’ve had this week.

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