Lexington County Detention Center to test emergency siren

Correctional officers at the Lexington County Detention Center will test the facility’s emergency warning siren system Wednesday (March 8) at approximately 11 a.m.

The system is intended to alert homes and businesses near the detention center at 521 Gibson Road in the event of an emergency situation, such as an escape.

The test tone will sound for approximately 60 seconds.

For more information on the siren test, contact Lt. Jeremy Vetter at 803-785-2704.