19/July/2018 Fall with Air Evac C Shift
An adult male was injured when he fell from a roof in the
200 block of Wetsell Street Thursday morning 19-July at 08:06. The man was
installing a new roof on a residence when he accidently fell from the roof
receiving multiple traumatic injuries and a head injury. The man was treated
at the scene by a Physician and Nurse prior to the arrival of
Firefighter-Paramedics. Click here for more
18/July/2018 Car Carrier Fire B Shift
A tractor trailer car carrier was destroyed in an early
morning fire on Interstate 95 near the 53 mile marker southbound Wednesday
18-July at 09:31. Engine 1 arrived to find the tractor trailer and five
passenger cars well involved with flames and black smoke extending across
the highway. They requested additional units and Tenders for water supply.
Several small explosions sent debris and air bags flying in all directions.
Both southbound lanes of I-95 were closed for approximately 25 minutes until
the fire was brought under control. Click here
for more information.
18/July/2018 Structure Fire B Shift
A doublewide mobile was destroyed in an early morning fire at 938 Mars
Oldfield Road Wednesday morning 18-July. Fire-Rescue HQ was notified of the
incident by person from out of town Wednesday morning. The man reported a
neighbor called him advising the residence had burn down earlier in the
morning. Units arrived a short time later to find the structure completely
destroyed and almost burned out. Crews extinguished several hot spots and
requested the SLED Arson Team to respond. Click here
for more information.
17/July/2018 MVC with entrapment & Air Evac C Shift
A 55 yr old Irmo man was critically injured in a high speed roll-over
accident on I-95 at the 44 mile marker southbound Tuesday morning 17-July at
07:12. The southbound Chevrolet Suburban dropped off of the left shoulder,
over corrected and left the roadway on the right shoulder. The vehicle slide
sideway and flipped over five times before coming to rest on its side at the
wood line. The large SUV received heavy damage in the crash. Bystanders
advised the driver was unconscious after the collision and trapped in the
wreckage. Click here for more information.
16/July/2018 Hostage Incident with Injury C Shift
The Colleton County Sheriffs Office and Walterboro Police
Dept safely captured a male suspect involved in a shooting incident the
previous day on Francis St. Fire-Rescue units stood by during the incident
and Tactical Medics assisted the SWAT entry team. The incident took place in
the 300 block of Cleveland Street, Monday afternoon 16-July at 15:30. Law
Enforcement Officers blocked Cleveland Street and surrounded the house.
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15/July/2018 Shooting Incident B Shift
A 24 year old man was shot in the head in the 100 block of
Francis Street at 15:43 Sunday afternoon 15-July. Law Enforcement arrived
quickly and cleared the scene. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived a short time
later and rapidly treated and stabilized the man. No medical helicopters
were immediately available, so the man was transported emergent in
Fire-Rescue Medic 19 directly to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center
in North Charleston. His condition deteriorated enroute. Walterboro Police
Officers are investigating the incident. Sheriffs Deputies assisted with
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13/July/2018 Mission Serve in Colleton County
Fire-Rescue crews provided support to the Mission Serve group again this
year as their crews made repairs to several local homes and constructed
wheel chair ramps for some wheel chair bound individuals.
Firefighter-Paramedics stopped by the seven sites a few times a day to check
on the teenage workers and their chaperones. The summer heat made for poor
outdoor working conditions. The Mission Serve coordinators bought several
cases of popsicles, which Fire Crews delivered to the sites and insured the
workers were hydrating. Click here for more information.
7/13/2018 - Colleton County Fire-Rescue is hiring! We will conduct
pre-employment testing on September 5-7, 2018 at Station 19. Click
here for more information and learn how to apply.
12/July/2018 Birth Announcement
We congratulate Captain Brian Bishop, his wife Whitney
and their family on the birth of their third child, Oakley Granger Bishop.
He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. Both mom and baby are
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12/July/2018 Paramedic Certification
We wish to congratulate Firefighter II-Paramedic
Jennifer Mixson on obtaining National Registry Paramedic certification. Ms.
Mixson completed the year and half of training and finished testing this
week. She was one of six personnel from the last class to finish the
11/July/2018 Shooting Incident A Shift
A 40 yr. old male received a single gun shot wound to the back during an
altercation that occurred at a business located at 2674 Jefferies Hwy north
of Walterboro Wednesday afternoon 11-July-2018. At 13:23, Fire-Rescue and
Law Enforcement units were sent to the establishment for the report of a man
shot. Sheriffs Deputies cleared the scene and Firefighter-Paramedics found
the man lying in the parking lot in critical condition. Click
here for more information.
7/2/2018 - We congratulate Captain Bryan Eadon, his wife
Katie and their family on the birth of a son, Hyott Malcolm who was born at
17:52 26-June. Both Hyott and Katie are doing well.