27/June/2016 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift
A Francis Street home suffered moderate damage in an afternoon fire Monday
27-June at 14:09. Engine 26 arrived to find light smoke coming from the
eaves of the single story brick veneer dwelling at 402 Francis Street. The
home owner arrived home to find the building in this state and called
Fire-Rescue. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed one 1-3/4 handline, making
entry through the front door. They found the fire just inside the living
room and quickly extinguished the flames, containing it in the area of
origin. Click here for more information.
26-June-2016 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift
A 23 year old male received a single gunshot injury to the face at a
location on Clinic Drive in the Jacksonboro Community Sunday afternoon
26-June. At 13:50, 9-1-1 received reports of the incident. The victim had
gone approximately three blacks away to the Kangaroo Gas Station located at
16273 ACE Basin Parkway (US Hwy 17) seeking help. Sheriff’s Deputies and DNR
Officers cleared the scene for other responders. Firefighter-Paramedics
found the man on the ground near the front door of the establishment. Click
here for more information.
18-June-2016 – Fatal Auto Pedestrian MVC – “C” Shift
Two people died after being struck by a minivan in the 4700 block of
Jefferies Hwy (US Hwy 15) south of Honey Lane Saturday evening 18-June. At
21:54, 9-1-1 began receiving multiple reports of the accident advising two
people had been struck by a car and were laying in the roadway. A Dorchester
County EMS ambulance, traveling northbound on Jefferies Hwy. returning to
Dorchester after dropping off a patient at Colleton Medical Center, was
flagged down by the people at the scene. Click here
for more information.
We express condolences to Captain Jack Wimberly and his family on the death
of his grandfather Joseph Wimberly. Mr. Wimberly passed away Tuesday 14-June
after a short illness. He was 94 years old. Funeral services were held in
Saint George on Friday. Please remember the Wimberly family in your prayers.
18-June-2016 – Fatal Shooting Incident – “C” Shift
An adult female died of a suspected gunshot wound during
an incident that occurred at a mobile home in the 200 block of Chestnut
Drive Saturday morning June 18 at 00:43. 9-1-1 received several reports of
gunshots fired in the area. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived to find a four door
sedan in the westbound ditch on Chestnut Drive at the head of the driveway
with the unconscious female inside. A second vehicle was also at the scene.
Firefighter-Paramedics arrived minutes later and determined the woman had no
signs of life. Click here for more information.
12/June/2016 – Tornado Incident w MVC – “A” Shift
A severe weather event quickly ran through the southern
portion of Colleton County Sunday afternoon, causing wind damage and what
witness advised was a tornado that crossed I-95 near the 45 mile marker at
16:42. The event knocked down several trees from the 46 to the 44 mile
markers on both the north and southbound sides of the highway. Debris was in
the roadway from the 44 mile marker as far north as the 49 mile marker.
Traffic was stopped in both directions for over eight miles. Click
here for more information.
11/June/2016 – Stabbing Incident – “C” Shift
Walterboro Police Officer’s
responding to an altercation report at 1002 Carn Street found a 30 year old
male stabbed twice and a second man with a hand injury. The incident was
reported at 20:15, Saturday evening 11-June. The 30 year old patient was
treated at the scene by Firefighter-Paramedics for two non-life threatening
stab wounds to the upper leg. He was transported by Fire-Rescue Medic 1 to
Colleton Medical Center. Click here for more
09/June/2016 – Structure Fire Mutual Aid – “C” Shift
Fire-Rescue sent two Tenders to assist with a fire at
Dan’s Recycling Plant located at 1191 White Sands Road in Holly Hill. At
02:54, Orangeburg County Fire Officials called requesting Tenders for water
supply. The fire involved several pieces of equipment, piles of sorted
debris and vehicles. Units from Orangeburg, Dorchester and Berkeley Counties
also responded. Colleton Units were on the scene for about three hours
Click here for more information.