Emergency Preparedness Month

Keeping children safe is a priority should a home disaster strike

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Children, especially those under the age of five, are the most-vulnerable in a home fire situation according to statistics from the American Red Cross. The Red Cross also attributes $280 million-a-year in property destruction because of children playing with fire.   West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith advises all residents to have an adequate number of […]


Lions support emergency response team should disaster strike West Columbia; and make sure you’re insured

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Should a natural disaster strike West Columbia, there are some local folks are ready to step in and help.The Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club is one of those that is prepared. Judy Scott spent 20 years responding to disasters as a director for the American Red Cross Health Services unit.Scott […]