Colleton County Fire-Rescue will conduct pre-employment testing January
18-20, 2017. Click here for more
30/November/2016 Structure Fire A Shift
Quick action by a neighbor slowed the advance of a fire in a home at 1732
George Warren Drive in the Town of Williams, Wednesday evening 30-November
at 20:54. Callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke coming from the home. Flames were
visible from the rear of the structure from the area of a bathroom. A
neighbor broke the rear window and used a garden hose to spray water into
the room slowing the advance of the fire. Click here
for more information.
30/November/2016 High Speed MVC C Shift
A 51 year old North Carolina man suffered serious injuries after his
Sprinter Van struck a tree Wednesday morning 30-November at 00:56. The
vehicle was traveling southbound on I-95 near the 43 mile marker when the
driver reportedly swerved to avoid a deer. The van lost control, entered the
median and struck an oak tree. The van received heavy damage, while the
driver suffered multiple traumatic injuries. Click
here for more information.
28/November/2016 MVC with Entrapment & Air Evac B
Four people were injured in a high speed single vehicle collision on I-95 at
Exit 53 Monday morning 28-November at 09:40. The 2005 Dodge Pickup Truck was
traveling southbound on Interstate 95 when it left the roadway at a high
rate of speed. The truck crossed both travel lanes and entered the ditch
just south of the overpass where it skidded sideways and began to flip over.
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24/November/2016 Structure Fire A Shift
A suspicious fire destroyed the interior of a singlewide mobile home at 43
Hardee Circle 24-Novmber at 23:26. Engine 19 arrived to find the residential
building well involved. Firefighters deployed two 1-3/4 handlines to combat
the fire and quickly knocked down the bulk of the flames within ten minutes
containing the damage to the interior of the building. Crews had to pull
some siding from the north end of the building to gain access the burning
debris inside. Click here for more information.
Firefighters assisted Clerk of Court Pat Grant with
decorating the Courthouse for the upcoming Christmas holidays Tuesday
morning 22-November. Station #1 along with Logistics and personnel from the
Fire Marshals Office assisted. It takes about an hour to hang all the
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18/November/2016 Fatal Auto Pedestrian MVC A Shift
A 60 year old Walterboro man was fatally injured Friday evening at the
intersection of Bells Hwy. and Mount Carmel Road. The incident occurred at
18:43, when the man was crossing Bells Highway. Witnesses advised the man
walked into the traffic and was narrowly missed by one west bound car, when
he was struck by a west bound Chevrolet Tahoe. Click
here for more information.
11/18/2016 - Fire-Rescue will be participating in the Shop with Santas Heroes
event sponsored by the Walterboro Police Department on Saturday 10-December.
They are in need of emergency responders to escort a child on the shopping
spree at Wal-Mart and for donations. If you are available to escort a child,
please notify headquarters. They will meet at the County Parking Lot at
07:00. Breakfast is provided by Cook Enterprises each year. Any monetary
donations can be dropped off at headquarters before 05-December as well.
Your assistance can provide a memorable Christmas for a needy child in our