01/August/2015 – Fatal MVC with Entrapment –
A 48 year old Green Pond man died in a single car MVC Saturday
morning 01-August on Clover Hill Road approximately ¾ of a mile east
of Wisteria Road. The east bound Lincoln left the roadway at a high
rate of speed, hit an embankment and several trees which caused the
car to flip over. The driver was ejected from the car.
Firefighter-Paramedics were notified of the accident at 05:05 and
arrived minutes later. They found the car in the ditch laying on its
roof. Click here for more information.
We congratulate Firefighter II-Paramedic Jason Benton for obtaining his
National Registry Paramedic certification. Benton graduated from Rescue
Training in Savannah Georgia in June and successfully completed testing on
30-July. We wish him the best for this new chapter in his fire service
29/July/2015 – Mutual Aid Structure Fire – “C”
Stations 4 and 15 responded as mutual aid to Hampton County for a
multi-alarm, multiple structure, equipment, and vehicle fires at 375
Gilbert Road off of Salkehatchie Road on Wednesday afternoon
29-July. The request was received at 15:21 for apparatus and
personnel. Witnesses advised a woman set a farm house and most of
the structures on the property ablaze. Click
here for more information.
7/29/2015- We congratulate Captain Michael
Banks and his wife Kelly on the birth of their third child. River
Mason Banks was born today and weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces. He is
20.5” long. Both baby and mom are doing fine.
27/July/2015 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift
A domestic dispute lead to a family member setting a residence on
fire with three people inside, two of which were children, Monday
evening 27-July. At 20:34, 9-1-1 received frantic calls of a man
pouring gasoline on the exterior of a residence at 446 Jonesville
Ave in southern Colleton County. The caller advised he had set the
house on fire, then left the scene to obtain more fuel. Firefighters
from Station # 13 arrived two minutes later. Click
here for more information.
We express condolences to Second Lieutenant Janet Laney and her family.
Janet’s father, John Greene of Ruffin, passed away this morning 27-July.
Visitation will be held at Brice Herndon Funeral Home on Bells Hwy. in
Walterboro, Tuesday 28-July from 18:00 to 20:00. Funeral services will be
held at Doctor’s Creek Baptist Church on Doctor’s Creek Road, Wednesday
29-July at 11:00. Mr. Greene will be buried in the church cemetery
immediately after the service. Please remember their family in your prayers.
27/July/2015 – Fatal MVC w/entrapment – “C”
A 38 year old Colleton County man was killed in
a single car MVC on Sidneys Road at Wasson Lane Monday morning
27-July at 01:55. The northbound Chevrolet Malibu left the roadway
in a curve. The car went down a small embankment before striking a
driveway culvert. It became airborne then landed on the driver’s
side, blocking Wasson Lane. The unrestrained driver was partially
ejected and had no signs of life when Firefighter-Paramedics
arrived. Click here for more information.
26/July/2015 – Shark Bite – “C” Shift
A 35 year old Mount Pleasant woman received a shark bite on her left
foot Sunday morning 26-July around 10:10. Witnesses advised an
approximately 3 to 4 feet long black tip shark bit the woman while
she was in about 4 to 5 feet of water. She received a small
laceration to the top of her foot and several puncture type wounds
to the bottom. Click here for more
25/July/2015 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift
At 04:21 Saturday morning 25-July a singlewide mobile home located
in the 300 block of McCune Branch Lane was destroyed. Firefighters
arrived to find the structure fully involved. The roof had already
collapsed and a LP tank at the end of the residence was venting.
Crews deployed two 1-3/4 handlines from Engine 23. One was used to
cool the LP tank, while the second line was used to extinguish the
remainder of the burning debris. Click here
for more information.
The funeral arrangements for Battalion Chief Joey Campbell's father are as
follows: the viewing is tonight from 6-8 at Brice Herndon Ehrhardt Chapel in
Ehrhardt. Funeral is tomorrow Monday at 1100 hours at St Johns Baptist
Church on St Johns Rd in Ehrhardt
24/July/2015 – Mutual Aid Fatal MVC w/Double Entrapment– “A”
An adult male was killed and a second man was injured after
a northbound tractor trailer left the roadway at a high rate
of speed, jack knifed and hit several trees Friday afternoon
24-July. At 13:55, Hampton County Fire-Rescue called for
mutual aid with the accident on I-95 near the 39 mile marker
northbound. The accident was one mile south of the
Hampton-Colleton County Line. The loaded tractor trailer
went down an embankment near the Combahee River. Click
for more information.
Our condolences go out to Battalion Chief Joey Campbell on the death of his
Congratulations to Battalion Chiefs Brent Dalton, Richard Sheffield, Scott
Feather and Firefighter/Paramedics Jordan Eaddy, Thomas Keefer, Michael
Duffy, and Jimmy Guenther for completing their ASHI Instructor Development
Course and becoming ASHI Instructors in ACLS, BLS, and CPR.