Columbia resident describes emotions of being evacuated because of gas leaks

Allen Benedict Court resident Keith Wise shares his experience of being evacuated following a gas leak that claimed the lives of two people.
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Allen Benedict Court resident Keith Wise shares his experience of being evacuated following a gas leak that claimed the lives of two people.

Emily Bohatch is a breaking news reporter and data keeper for The State. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.

David Travis Bland won the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Judson Chapman Award for community journalism. As The State’s crime, police and public safety reporter, he strives to inform communities about crimes that affect them and give deeper insight into victims, the accused and law enforcement. He studied history with a focus on the American South at the University of South Carolina.