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20/November/2014 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift

One large storage building was destroyed and two others were damaged by a fire that occurred Thursday evening 20-November. Fire-Rescue responded to 1033 Wisteria Drive at 22:07 and found one building well involved and a second partially involved. Crews deployed two handlines to extinguish the fire. The nearby residence was not damaged. Click here for more information.

19/November/2014 - Structure Fire – “B” Shift

A Cottageville home was heavily damaged in an early morning fire Wednesday morning 19-November. At 02:59, 9-1-1 was notified of the fire in the roof of a single family dwelling located at 18 Locomotive Lane north of Cottageville. Engine 9 arrived to find heavy smoke conditions from the doublewide mobile home with flames visible from the rear of the structure. Click here for more information.

13/November/2014 – Structure Fire – “B” Shift

A Round O family lost their home to an early morning fire Thursday 13-November. 9-1-1 received the first reports of the fire at 02:26, when a caller reported heavy flames from a doublewide mobile home. Sheriff’s Deputies were the first to arrive and they reported the home had already collapsed. Engine 9 arrived seven minutes later to find the fully involved dwelling with the roof already burned away. Click here for more information.

10/November/2014 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

Colleton Firefighters saved a doublewide mobile home Monday evening 10-Nov. At 21:32, 9-1-1 received a report of the fire at 244 Davis Circle off of Peniel Road. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke conditions with flames at the rear of the home. Crews made entry into the front door and found fire in the master bedroom. Firefighters initially encountered flames spreading across the ceiling. Click here for more information.
We offer our condolences to retired Fire-Rescue Commissioner Charles Herndon and his family on the death of his mother, Evelyn Kinard Herndon. Visitation will be held Wednesday 12-November from 13:00 to 14:30 at First Baptist Church on Memorial Ave in Walterboro. The funeral service will be conducted immediately following the visitation at 14:30. Burial will take place at Carter Ford Church Cemetery on Lodge Hwy after the funeral service. Parker-Rhoden is handling the arrangements. Please remember the Herndon family in your prayers. http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2797282&fh_id=11750
The 2015 Departmental Calendar has been released.  It is always available from the information links at the left of the website main page or click here to view the calendar.

08/November/2014 – MVC with entrapment – “A” Shift

A 42 year old man received multiple traumatic injuries after his vehicle left the roadway and overturned Saturday evening 08-Novmeber. The north bound Chevrolet Lumina was traveling at a high rate of speed when it failed to negotiate a turn at Burlington Road. The car took down several signs before entering the woods and overturning, trapping the driver in the wreckage. Click here for more information.

08/November/2014 – MVC, Double Entrapment with Air Evac – “A” Shift

A high speed head on collision resulted in two adult females receiving multiple traumatic injuries and one was flown to the Trauma Center. At 17:05 Saturday afternoon 08-November, Fire-Rescue was notified of the accident on Bells Hwy (SC Hwy 64) just west of McClure Lane. An east bound Honda Accord collided with a west bound Dodge Dakota resulting in heavy damage to both vehicles. Click here for more information.

05/November/2014 – Farming Accident with Air Evac – “A” Shift

A 63 year old man was severely injured in a farming accident after his arm was caught in a corn picker implement. The accident was reported at 11:24 advising the man was trapped in the farm implement and was in a field off of the 20000 blk of Lowcountry Highway south of Ruffin. Medic 18 and Engine 18 were met near the location and escorted to the scene by person in another vehicle. Click here for more information.

04/November/2014 – High Speed MVC – “C” Shift

Four people were injured in a two vehicle high speed collision at the intersection of Sidneys Road and Welch Creek Road Tuesday evening 4-November at 18:51. Callers to 9-1-1 reported two vehicles were racing north on Sidneys Road when one pickup truck that was traveling at a high rate of speed struck a small passenger car in the driver’s side, as it pulled out of Welch Creek Road. The back of the car was completely separated and was found in a nearby yard. Click here for more information.
01/November/2014 - Lowcountry Fire and EMS Weekend

Colleton County Fire-Rescue hosted the second annual Lowcountry Fire and EMS Weekend Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2. Over 150 Firefighters, mostly from South Carolina and Georgia participated, however some participants traveled from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York to take or assist in the training. Both days were packed with training opportunities for Firefighters and EMTs/Paramedics. Click here for more information.

01/November/2014 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

Colleton County Firefighters saved a triple wide mobile home located at 624 Roadside Drive south of Hendersonville Saturday afternoon 01-Nov. At 15:51, a caller to 9-1-1 reported seeing smoke coming from the residence. Engine 13 arrived minutes later to find heavy smoke conditions. Crews deployed two handlines and Firefighters entered the home. Click here for more information.

30/October/2014 – MVC with Overturned Vehicle – “A” Shift

Six people were injured, including three children, in a two car MVC at the intersection of Live Oak Street and Fourth Street Thursday afternoon 30-October at 15:36. Engine 19 and Medic 19 arrived to find one over-turned vehicle in a ditch after the BMW was struck broadside by a second vehicle. Click here for more information.

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