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29/August/2016 – Log Truck MVC – “A” Shift

An adult male suffered multiple, non-life threatening injuries after his log truck over-turned in the 3000 block of Jacksonboro Road Monday morning 29-August at 09:42. Initial reports indicated the driver was trapped in the wreckage, however the man self-extricated prior to the arrival of Fire-Rescue units. The north bound loaded log truck dropped off of the shoulder. The driver indicated he was unable to recover and the truck rolled on its side. The truck struck a power pole, breaking it in half. Click here for more information.

28/August/2016 – MVC with entrapment – “C” Shift

Two adults and two teenagers were transported to the hospital following a two vehicle MVC at the intersection of Jefferies Highway (US Hwy 15) and Robertson Blvd (SC Hwy 64) Sunday evening 28-August at 19:51. A Mazda and Honda SUV collided in the intersection causing the Honda to over-turn. Firefighters found the Honda on its roof, blocking the two west bound lanes of Robertson Blvd. Both restrained adults were hanging upside down from their seats, complaining of various injuries.  Click here for more information.

25/August/2016 – MVC with Entrapment – “C” Shift

A 21 year old male received multiple traumatic injuries in a single car crash in the 5400 block of Sidneys Road Thursday evening 25-August at 22:55. The north bound Chevrolet Trailblazer left the roadway in a curve at a high rate of speed. The vehicle crossed into the southbound lane, struck the ditch and overturned, striking several trees. A large tree impacted at the driver’s side “A” post, crushing the dash onto the patients legs, trapping him upside down in the car. Click here for more information.

24/August/2016 – Carolina Children’s Charity

The Carolina Children’s Charity sponsored a meal for Colleton County Firefighters for their continued support in assisting with the fund raising efforts for the organization. The meal was donated by the Kickin’ Chicken Restaurant, Roper St Francis Hospital and the Charity Board of Directors. The event was held at Station # 19 on Wednesday afternoon 24-August. Firefighters enjoyed a generous meal and all on duty crews and several volunteer firefighters participated. Click here for more information.

24/August/2016 – MVC with Entrapment – “B” Shift

An adult female received non-life threatening injuries after her vehicle collided with a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 near the 40 mile marker northbound, Wednesday afternoon 24-August at 16:13. The driver’s side of the Chevrolet Impala suffered heavy damage, as well as the Kenworth truck receiving substantial damage to the chassis. Firefighter-Paramedics found the car in the breakdown lane just north of the Combahee River Bridge. Crews began treating her injuries prior to the extrication. Firefighters used Holmatro Hydraulic Tools to remove both driver’s side doors and the “B” post. Click here for more information.

22/August/2016 – Industrial Rescue – “C” Shift 

An adult male received injuries to his arm after he was caught between two rollers at an industrial plant on Industrial Road Monday 22-August at 16:17. The man’s arm was pinched between large rollers. Co-workers used a large steel bar to relieve pressure on his extremity and assisted firefighters during the incident. Firefighter-Paramedics carried a large amount of equipment into the plant. They used Holmatro Hydraulic tools, Holmatro High Pressure Air Bags and hand tools to disassemble and displace portions of the machine. Click here for more info.

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