Colleton County Fire-Rescue will be conducting Pre-Employment Testing (PET)
on May 6-8, 2014. If you are interested in a position with Colleton
County Fire-Rescue, please complete an application as soon as possible.
Click here to see more information regarding
the application process.
27/February/2014 Structure Fire B Shift
A yard debris fire spread to a home at 510 Bee Street
Thursday afternoon, 27-February. At 15:54, Fire-Rescue was notified that the
fire had burned under the residence and the home was full of smoke. Engine
24 arrived six minutes later to find heavy smoke coming from the singlewide
mobile home and flames under the full length of the building extending up
the walls in several places. Click here for more
28/February/2014- Information regarding the radio system from Chief McRoy
The migration to the 800 Mhz Radio System should be complete the first week
of March. We will stop simulcasting over the old VHF Radio System at 12:00
noon on Monday 10-March. The older VHF system will be turned over to the
Public Works Department a few days later. After that date and time, all
Fire-Rescue radio communications will be handled over the 800 Mhz system.
This will include dispatching of responses. The VHF pagers will not be used
for regular dispatching.
26/February/2014 Structure Fire A Shift
A fire destroyed a vacant home at 230 Monticello Lane east of Cottageville,
Wednesday evening 26-February at 19:33. Fire-Rescue units were sent to the
location when a passerby noticed flames in the woods. Units arrived to find
a fully involved single family block home located in a wooded area several
hundred feet off of the road. Click here for more
23/February/2014 Shooting Incident A Shift
A 50 year old man was in critical condition following a self-inflicted
gunshot wound to the chest. Firefighter-Paramedics were notified of the
incident on Dantzler Lane at 14:38 on Sunday, 23-February. Crewmembers found
the man lying on the ground and began treating is injuries. Click
here for additional information.
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21/February/2014 High Speed MVC A Shift
What began as a reported drive by shooting incident in
the City of Walterboro, lead to a short police chase when the pursued
vehicle failed to negotiate a turn at the corner of Rivers Street and
Jackson Street. The incident occurred Thursday evening 20-February at 18:46.
The Mazda 626 collided with a dayhere care center and over-turned.
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19/February/2014 Structure Fire C Shift
A Hendersonville home was destroyed in an afternoon fire that began when
someone was burning yard debris. At 14:45 Wednesday 19-Feb, a grass fire was
dispatched at 8230 Hendersonville Highway. Engine 8 arrived minutes later to
find heavy smoke in the area which was crossing the highway obstructing
visibility. Click here for more information.
19/February/2014 Woods Fires C Shift
At 13:09, Wednesday 19-February, 9-1-1 began receiving reports of a rapidly
moving woods and grass fire in the field behind Academy Road Baptist Church
in the 300 block of Academy Road. An off-duty firefighter who lives near the
location verified the fire was quickly growing and endangering several
homes. Click here for more information.
19-Febraury-2014 / Family of Boy with Leukemia seeks
PASCOAG, R.I. The mother of a little boy with leukemia said she
wants his seventh birthday to be special and is looking to first responders for
help. Tyler Seddon will turn seven on March 6 and his mother, Rachel, said she
wants it to be the best day of his life. He goes crazy over firefighters and
police, she said. Click here for more information.