23/April/2015 – MVC w/double Entrapment – “B”
Two women were injured, one severely, in a
head-on collision in the 2600 block of Cottageville Hwy (US Hwy17-A)
east of Phillips Road Thursday afternoon 23-April. At 17:20,
Fire-Rescue was notified of the two car accident on the busy
highway. Initial callers to 9-1-1 advised both drivers were trapped
in the wreckage. Engine 19 arrived to find two passenger cars in the
roadway with heavy damage. The entire roadway was blocked by the
vehicles and debris. Click here for more
23/April/2015 – Over-turned Tractor Trailer –
A 26 year old Orangeburg man miraculously received non-life
threatening injuries when his tractor trailer over-turned in the
28000 block of Lowcountry Highway Thursday morning 23-April at
05:39. The southbound truck left the roadway a moderate speeds and
drove through at least two residential yards, before striking
several trees. The loaded semi-truck over-turned and broke into two
pieces. Click here for more information.
19/April/2015 – Fatal Shooting Incident – “C”
An adult male was killed and two other people were injured in a
shooting incident at the Sportz Center nightclub located at 2427
Hampton Street Sunday morning 19-April. At 00:52, Fire-Rescue was
notified of the incident advising of a person being shot at the
location. As Firefighter-Paramedics and Law Enforcement arrived at
the establishment, dispatchers advised one victim had arrived that
the hospital by private car. Other Law Enforcement Officers were
also sent to the ED. Click here for more information.
18/April/2015 – Lowcountry Regional Airport Annual Air Show
The Lowcountry Regional Airport hosted their
annual Wings and Wheels air and antique automobile show Saturday
18-April. Despite early morning rain and overcast skies, the event
was attended by several thousand spectators. The crowds were treated
to vintage aircraft, para-troopers, vintage, modern and experimental
aircraft and an antique car show. Click here
for more information.
We wish to offer condolences to Firefighter Explorer Tyler Hardee and his
family on the loss of his grandfather Gilbert Grayson Easterlin who died
Friday at Roper Hospital in Charleston. A graveside service will be
conducted at Live Oak Cemetery in Walterboro, Monday afternoon 20-April at
16:00. Mr. Easterlin served as a Law Enforcement Officer with the City of
Walterboro, Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and retired as a Wildlife
Officer from the SC Dept of Natural Resources.
We have been advised by the SCDOT that the bridge located on Dry Branch Road
(S-15-328) will be replaced. Construction will begin 20-April and should be
completed by 26-June. Please plan on an alternate route when responding to
13/April/2015 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift
A 47 year old man received a non-life threatening
gunshot wound to the hand Monday morning 13-April at 02:43. The
incident occurred at 212 Enterprise Street where multiple shots were
fired into a residence. The man was treated at the scene by
Firefighter-Paramedics, then transported to Colleton Medical Center.
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.
here for more information.
12/April/2014 – ATV Accident w/Air Evac – “B”
Two people were injured, one seriously in a ATV Rhino side by side
accident Sunday afternoon 12-April. At 18:37, Fire-Rescue was sent
to a wooded location behind 246 Cory Lane for an overturned ATV.
Both patients had been ejected from the vehicle. Several military
medics were on the scene. They rendered care and assisted
Firefighter-Paramedics. A 25 yr old male and 24 yr old female were
injured. Both received multiple traumatic injuries and were rapidly
transported to Colleton Medical Center. Click
here for more information.
Firefighter-EMT Kristen Dias is participating in the 2016 Charleston
Firefighter Calendar Competition to raise money for Tody’s Fund in support
of Charleston Animal Society. Dias is one of thirty one firefighters
competing for the fifteen calendar slots. For her to be selected, she has to
be in the top 15 money raisers, so she needs your help and that of your
friends and family’s to donate to this worthy cause. The deadline is 10-May,
one month away. I have attached a link to the Society website. If you have
any questions, contact Kristen Dias at Station 1 on “A” Shift.