Dorchester County Fire-Rescue

Dorchester County Fire-Rescue units stood by on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 to respond if needed to impacts from Tropical Storm Florence. Provided

After crossing into South Carolina on Friday, a weakening Tropical Storm Florence seems to have had minimal impacts to Dorchester County. 

As of Saturday morning, Dorchester County officials have recorded a handful of incidents during the storm. 

A downed tree blocked all lanes of Miles Road on Friday between Alwyn Boulevard and Ladson Road before the scene was cleared a short time later, according to a tweet by the county's official account. 

Officials also noted a few other trees down including one over Interstate 26.

Another tree was reported down in Summerville.

Both scenes were later cleared. 

On Saturday morning, 157 Edisto Electric Cooperative Customers were without power in Dorchester County, according to the county's twitter account.

The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office recorded one arrest on Friday at 8 p.m. after responding to a report of shots fired at an apartment complex near Ladson and Dorchester roads, said Maj. Tony Phinney, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office.

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Gregory Yee covers breaking news and public safety. He's a native Angeleno and previously covered crime and courts for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA. He studied journalism and Spanish literature at the University of California, Irvine.

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