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21-January-2015 – MVC with entrapment – “C” Shift

At 14:49 Wednesday afternoon 21-Janaury, Fire-Rescue units responded to the 800 block of Green Pond Hwy for a head-on collision involving two vehicles. Car 107 arrived to find the highway completely blocked by the accident which involved a Mercedes SUV and a small Chevrolet Impala. Both vehicles suffered heavy damage. Firefighters found a 47 year old female unconscious in the Impala. Click here for more information.
We are proud to announce that the 4th Annual Emergency Services Softball Tournament will be held on March 7, 2015 at the Colleton County Recreation Center.  Players must consist of Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Military, Phone/Power Co.  If interested in placing a team in the tournament or to obtain more information, contact Brian Drew (843)909-3417 or Robbie McAlhaney (843)560-6187.  For Colleton players, please contact either of the above to give us a confirmation of your participation.

19/January/2015 – Structure Fire - “A” Shift

Firefighters responded to 9307 Augusta Hwy Monday evening 19-January at 21:45 for a structure fire. Callers to 9-1-1 reported flames coming out of the windows of a mobile home at that location. Engine 17 arrived minutes later and reported a fully involved singlewide mobile and that the roof had already collapsed. Click here for more information.

19/January/2015 – Shooting Incident – “A” Shift

A 43 year old man was severely injured in a shooting incident Monday evening 19-Janaury. The incident occurred at Jelico’s Landing on US Hwy 17-A in Dorchester County at the Edisto River. The man was reportedly involved in an altercation which resulted in him being shot in the abdomen and arm with a shotgun. Click here for more information.

We wish to congratulate Captain Ben Rice and his wife Francesca on the birth of their first child. Raelynn Ann Rice was born Wednesday 14-January at 07:21 at Colleton Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Francesca, Raelynn and Ben are all doing fine.


It is with sadness that we announce the death of Captain Chris Jones’ grandfather. Mr. Clifton M Jones was a resident of the Veteran’s Victory House in Colleton County. He was a Navy Veteran, serving during World War II. A graveside service will be conducted Monday, 12-January at 15:00 in Elloree. The arrangements are being handled by Hungerpiller Funeral Home.  Please remember Captain Jones and his family in your prayers.
Memorials may be made to Hungerpiller Cemetery, c/o Linda Griffin, 262 Horse Pond Road, Elloree, SC 29047.

09/January/2015 – Three Alarm Structure Fire – “C” Shift

An Oakman Branch family was displaced after their home was destroyed in a late afternoon house fire, Friday evening 09-January, At 16:38, a caller reported the back of the home at 11138 Augusta Highway was ablaze. Firefighters arrived to the rural community near I-95 eleven minutes later to find the 4800 square foot two story house fully involved. Click here for information.

02/January/2015 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift

A Ruffin family of seven, narrowly escaped an early morning house fire at 90 Blaine Court Friday 02-Janaury. At 02:54, 9-1-1 received the first report of the fire. The adult female advised one of the children in the home awakened her noting the house was on fire. She immediately discovered smoke in the residence and found a fire in the wall behind a television set in a small bedroom. Click here for more information.

We offer condolences to Firefighter-EMT Marshall Murdaugh and his family on the death of Marshall’s Grandmother Betty Crosby who passed away this weekend. Funeral Services will be conducted by Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home in Hampton. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 18:00 to 20:00 at the funeral home located at 300 Mulberry Street West, Hampton SC. A grave side service will be held at Rivers Cemetery Wednesday morning at 11:00. Please remember his family in your prayers.

23/December/2014 – Triple Fatal MVC – “B” Shift 

Three people died, including a child, after being struck by a car on I-95 near the 57 mile marker northbound Wednesday 23-December. While units were responding to another fatal MVC near the 64 mile marker, they passed a single car MVC in the median just north of Exit 57. The small car had left the roadway in heavy rains and struck a tree, causing minor damage. Click here for more information.

23/December/2014 – Fatal MVC with Entrapment – “B” Shift 

A 28 year old woman died from injuries received in a high speed MVC on I-95 near the 64 mile marker northbound, Wednesday 23-December. At 12:27, 9-1-1 Dispatchers received multiple reports of a SUV that struck several trees. The callers advised two people were trapped in the wreckage. Engine 26 arrived several minutes later to find the Cadillac SUV in the median with heavy damage. Click here for more information.

23/December/2014 – Shooting Incident – “A” Shift

A 20 year old male received a single, non-life threatening GSW to the leg Wednesday morning 23-December. The incident was dispatched at 00:20 at 1465 Koth Street, east of Walterboro. Sheriff’s Deputies first cleared the scene before Firefighter-Paramedics arrived. Medic 19 treated the man at the scene, then transported him to Colleton Medical Center. Click here for more information.


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