HURRICANE DORIAN: Important information you need to know

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SOUTHEASTERN NC (WWAY) — As Hurricane Dorian moves closer to the Cape Fear, here is a list of important information you need to know including shelters, curfews, how to report power outages, and more.

SHELTERS OPEN

BLADEN COUNTY:

  • Bladen Lakes Primary School
  • East Arcadia School
  • East Bladen High School
  • West Bladen High School
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East Bladen High School is a pet friendly shelter.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY:

  • North Brunswick High School: 114 Scorpion Drive, Leland
  • West Brunswick High School: 550 Whiteville Road, Shallotte
  • South Brunswick High School: 280 Cougar Road, Boiling Spring Lakes

All shelters are pet friendly.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY:

  • Blair Elementary on Blair School Road: 6510 Market Street, Wilmington
  • Codington Elementary School: 4321 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington

Blair Elementary School (located on Blair School Road) is a pet co-location shelter.

PENDER COUNTY:

  • Malpass Corner Elementary
  • Topsail Elementary School
  • Cape Fear Middle School

Cape Fear Middle School is a pet-friendly shelter and will serve special needs. Residents who are listed on the special-needs registry should contact the health department at 910-259-1230.

Residents who bring their pets will need to stay in the Cape Fear Middle School shelter. Pet owners are required to present rabies vaccination records. Residents need to bring pet food and water. Please bring pet carriers.

CURFEWS

BOILING SPRING LAKES:

A city-wide curfew is in effect from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4 and Thursday, September 5.

CASWELL BEACH:

A curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4 through Saturday, September 7.

CAROLINA BEACH:
A curfew will go in effect on Thursday, September 5, at 8 p.m. until further notice. This prohibits people from being off of their property and suspends alcohol sales.

POWER OUTAGES

Residents are urged to report power outages to the appropriate companies. Please see the following contact information:

Duke Energy Progress Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation
800-419-6356 or 800-682-5309

Duke Energy Carolinas
800-769-3766 www.bemc.org/current-storm-updates

Four County Electric Membership Corporation
Text OUT to 57801 888-368-7289
www.duke-energy.com/outages

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

COLUMBUS COUNTY
Report downed trees, downed power lines and flooded roads (not power outages) to the Columbus County Emergency Operations Center:
(910) 642-8913 or (910) 642-7684

NEW HANOVER COUNTY
Any non-emergency questions call (910) 798-6800.

This article will be updated.

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