FSD1 school closed Tuesday due to power outage

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FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – A Florence County elementary school was closed Tuesday to students and staff after a power outage.

According to Florence School District One spokesperson Pam Little-McDaniel, the outage was discovered around 5:30 a.m. at Briggs Elementary School in Florence. The outage was caused by a tree falling on a power line on Wisteria Drive, McDaniel said.

Grandparent of a Briggs Elementary student Rudy Young said “We got to sleep in a little bit, We thought we would let her rest but she got up early anyway.”

“She kind of missed it. She was ready to go,” Young adds.

Maintenance crews and a power team are working to fix problem, McDaniel said.

Classes will resume Wednesday on a normal schedule.

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