12/Aug/2022 - Structure Fire Mutual Aid - "B" Shift
At 06:29, Fire-Rescue responded as mutual aid to a
structure fire at 52 Pocotaligo Pl, the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, in
Jasper County. Jasper County Fire-Rescue requested two Tenders from
Colleton. Several other Fire Depts responded to assist as well, including
the MCAS and Sheldon. The church suffered heavy damage. The cause of the
fire is under investigation. Click here for
08/August/2022 - Multi-vehicle MVC - "A" Shift
A six vehicle MVC on I-95 near the 59 mile marker southbound sent five
people to area hospitals and closed southbound traffic for two hours Monday
morning 08-August at 06:11. The accident occurred just before sunrise in
light fog. Witnesses reported a southbound car left the roadway, hit the
cable barrier and returned to the roadway. The vehicle was reported to be
disabled and stopped in the lane of traffic. This caused a chain reaction
type accident. One vehicle was struck in the rear by a tractor trailer
causing extensive damage to the car. Click here
for additional information.
8/6/2022- We congratulate Firefighter-Paramedic
William Worrell on his promotion to Engineer-Paramedic. Worrell met
the qualifications for Engineer in July.
Additionally we congratulate Lt. Michael Duffy on his promotion to
Captain. We wish them both success in their new roles.
06/August/2022 - MVC w entrapment & Air Evac - "C" Shift
Two people were critically injured in a single vehicle MVC in the 14500
block of Bells Hwy (SC Hwy 64) west of Stephens Crossroads Saturday morning
06-August at 08:06. A west bound Toyota RAV4 left the roadway, entered the
east bound ditch and struck a driveway culvert. The small car became
airborne, struck a second driveway culvert and flipped over at least three
times. The unrestrained driver and passenger were both ejected from the
vehicle. The adult male patient was found in the ditch approximately 30 feet
from the car. Click here for additional
31-July-2022 - Structure Fire - "C" Shift
Firefighters saved a home in the 12700 block of Mount Carmel Road Sunday
afternoon 31-July at 13:43. Fire-Rescue was dispatched to the location when
the homeowner discovered smoke coming from the roof. Engine 7, stationed in
Smoaks, arrived minutes later to find light smoke coming from the
doublewide mobile home. Firefighters deployed multiple handlines to the
residence and pulled the ceiling in one room to reach the fire. Crews found
electrical wiring in the attic space had burned and spread to nearby roof
joists. Click here for additional information.
20/July/2022 - Storage Building Fire - "C" Shift
A 20x30 storage building was destroyed in an early morning fire on Marble Ln
Wednesday 20-July at 00:34. Engine 19 arrived to find the wood frame
building fully involved. It was located behind a mobile home. Crews deployed
several hand lines to extinguish the fire. The entire building and the
contents were destroyed. There was no damage to the mobile home. Fire units
were on the scene for 2 hours. Click here for additional information.
30/July/2022 - Shooting Incident - "A" Shift
An adult male was shot several times at the Sure Shots Nightclub at 4198
Sniders Hwy Saturday morning 30-July. 9-1-1 was notified of the incident at
01:54, advising one person had been shot and another person was injured.
Sheriff's Deputies arrived minutes later and secured the scene.
Firefighter-Paramedics found a male patient in critical condition who
suffered gunshot wounds inside the establishment and a female patient
outside the building with a broken leg. Two Fire-Rescue ambulances were sent
to the scene. Click here for additional
26/July/2022 - Head-on Collision - "A" Shift
Two pickup trucks collided head-on in the 200 block of Bama Rd Tuesday afternoon 26-July at 17:38. The female driver of a Dodge was
transported to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center by Medic 9. The
male driver of the Ford F-150 was transported to Colleton Medical Center by
Medic 19. The rural dirt road was blocked for about an hour until the
vehicles could be removed. The SC Hwy Patrol is investigating the
accident. Click here for additional information.