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2/25/2015-
Our condolences go out to Ms. Keesha Oxner, CCFR Training Division Clerk, whose mother, Charlene Radcliff, passed away this morning at home.  Visitation will be held Monday, March 2, 2015 from 18:00 to 20:00 at St Peters Church on Wichman Street (across from the Valero Gas Station).  The funeral will be Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:00 at Saint Center Ministries on Colson Street.  Please keep Keesha and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

21/February/2015 - Auto vs Pedestrian with Air Evac C Shift

An adult man received life threatening injuries after being struck by a car in 1100 block of Rivers Street, Saturday morning 21-February at 02:54. Witness advised a car backed over the man who was standing in the street next to the Apollo Lounge. Firefighter-Paramedics found the man unconscious in the street. Click here for more information.

16/February/2015 Structure Fire B Shift

A Peaceful Lane home was heavily damaged by an afternoon fire Monday 16-February. At 14:03, 9-1-1 Operators were notified of the incident by a neighbor. Engine 31 arrived quickly and found a singlewide mobile with an one room addition approximately 50% involved. Firefighters used a deck gun to knock down the bulk of the fire from the exterior, then deployed two 1-3/4 handlines to extinguish the remaining interior fire. Click here for more information.

15/February/2015 Fatal MVC with entrapment C Shift 

A 67 year old North Carolina man died from multiple traumatic injuries following a high speed crash on I-95 near the 55 mile marker northbound, Sunday morning 15-February. The accident was reported at 02:53, after a motorist reported hitting debris in the highway and noticing something red in the medium. Fire-Rescue units arrived minutes later to find the 2001 Dodge pick-up truck on the left shoulder with massive damage. Click here for more information.

14/February/2015 Fatal MVC w/entrapment & Air Evac B Shift

One man died and three others were injured in a head-on collision in the 9000 block of Jefferies Hwy. (US Hwy 15) south of Kelly Bay Road Saturday morning 14-February at 05:18. The initial call to 9-1-1 indicated a vehicle was in the ditch with someone possibility injured. Medic 19 and Engine 19 arrived to find a Malibu off on the southbound shoulder with heavy front end damage. Click here for more information.

12/February/2015 MVC with Air Evac A Shift

A 63 year old male was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC following a tractor trailer accident Thursday evening 12-February. At 19:08, Fire-Rescue units were sent to the intersection of Mount Carmel Road and Sigwald Lane for an auto accident. Medic 26 arrived to find a tractor trailer truck that had left the roadway and struck several trees.Click here for more information.

07/February/2015 - We congratulate Captain Bryan Eadon and his family on the birth of a daughter Saturday 7-February. Millie Adele Eadon was born at 04:04 and was 8 pounds, 6 ounces. Millie was 20.5 inches long. Millie, Bryan, Katie and big sister Davyn are all doing great.

07/February/2015 MVC w/Ejection & Air Evac B Shift

A 58 year old Cottageville man was in critical condition after being ejected from a vehicle Saturday afternoon 07-February. At 15:43, Fire-Rescue was dispatched to the 300 block of Rhode Drive for a high speed single vehicle accident. The west bound car appeared to have dropped off the right shoulder in a curve, over corrected and entered the ditch. Click here for more information.

 

05/February/2015 - Station 34 Opens

Fire Station # 34 north of Cottageville was placed online last Thursday, 5-February. This new station houses Engine 34 and Tender 34, a 3000 gallon Tender. Residents north and east of Cottageville who have previously been outside of the five limit of a fire station should notify their Insurance Carriers. Click here for more information.

03/February/2015 MVC with entrapment A Shift

Three people were injured in a three vehicle accident at the intersection of Jefferies Hwy and Academy Road Tuesday afternoon 03-Feb at 15:33. Firefighter-Paramedics had to use hydraulic rescue tools to remove the passenger door of one car to extricate the patient. All three injured parties were transported to Colleton Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Click here for more information.
2/3/2015-
Congratulations to Firefighter Justin Truluck for obtaining his Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) Certification.

31/January/2015 Auto Pedestrian with Air Evac / A Shift

A three year old boy received life threatening injuries after he was accident driven over by a full-sized pickup truck Saturday evening 31-January. 9-1-1 was notified at 21:40 of the low speed accident that occurred in a yard in the 900 block of Logan Farm Road. The small child was carried back into the residence. Click here for more information.

29/January/2015 Structure Fire B Shift

At 15:30, 29-January Fire-Rescue units were sent to the Innophos Nutrition facility at 88 Weiss Lane for a fire in the Laboratory. Engine 6 arrived to find light smoke coming from the two story industrial building. Employees had safely exited the building. Firefighters deployed one 1-3/4 handline and found heavy fire conditions in the small lab. Click here for more information.

29/January/2015 Traumatic Injury with Air Evac B Shift

An adult male received a self-inflicted single GSW to the abdomen at a Quail Creek home Thursday afternoon 29-January at 14:46. Firefighter-Paramedics quickly treated the man at the scene and placed a medical helicopter on standby. He was rapidly transported to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center to meet with LifeNet 4. Click here for more information.

 

1/29/2015-
A First Aid/CPR class will be held at Station 19 on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 18:00 hours.  This class is a required pre-requisite to take the 1153 - IFSAC Firefighter I Course.  If you are interested in attending, please contact the training division at (843) 538-6849 or koxner@colletoncounty.org.

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