SAR Volunteer Information

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Date: April 28, 2014
Contact: Dana Soehn, 803-647-3964

Park Rangers are working in coordination with the following organizations to provide support for the search and rescue operations at Congaree National Park:

Lexington County Emergency Management
Richland County Sherriff's Department
Richland County EMS
Columbia Fire Department
Lowcounty Incident Management Team
SC State Law Enforcement Division
Community Emergency Response Team from Lexington County
South Carolina Urban Search & Rescue Task Force Team 5 and 6
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
National Park Service

Park officials appreciate the interest of people willing to volunteer their services, but at this time, the operation is being coordinated exclusively with trained personnel working with these agencies. Interested volunteers should contact for information on upcoming training opportunities. The public is asked to refrain from calling emergency services to offer volunteer services.Emergency lines must be kept open for emergency traffic only.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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100 National Park Road
Hopkins, SC 29061


(803) 776-4396

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