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24/September/2016 – High Speed MVC – “C” Shift

Three adults suffered multiple, non-life threatening traumatic injuries in a single car high speed MVC on Interstate 95 near the 62 mile marker southbound. The accident occurred Saturday afternoon 24-September at 15:03. The southbound small SUV lost control on a straight section of highway and roll over six times receiving heavy damage. All occupants were wearing seatbelts and were able to exit the vehicle on their own. Click here for more information.

24/September/2016 – Pray Vigil – “C” Shift

The Road Riders for Jesus, Motorcycle Ministries, held a pray vigil at the Colleton County Courthouse in honor of all public safety personnel. The event began at 10:00 and ran for about 40 minutes. The group honored all law enforcement and other first responders. They included scripture and songs as they spread their message. Click here for more information.

24/September/2016 – Electrocution – “C” Shift 

A 31 year old Georgia man was successfully resuscitated following an electrocution at 1480 Sniders Highway in front of the Ruby’s Tuesdays Restaurant. The man was part of a crew changing out a large elevated motel sign, when witnesses stated the sign or the crane cable made contact with overhead power lines. The man was guiding the sign and was immediately knocked to the ground unresponsive. Bystanders advised the sound was like two tractor trailers colliding. Click here for more information.
9/25/2016 -

We wish to congratulate Firefighter-EMT Paul Bagley and his family on the birth of their son, Weston Reed, who was born on 17-Sept. Weston weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches. Both mom and son are doing great.

22-September-2016 – Fatal MVC with entrapment – “A” Shift

A Spartanburg Truck Driver was killed after his tractor trailer over-turned on I-95 near the 65 mile marker northbound Thursday evening 22-September at 19:06. Witnesses stated the truck swerved to avoid a car who entered his lane, causing the truck to strike a guard rail. The truck received heavy damage, trapping the unrestrained driver inside. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived minutes later to find the northbound lanes blocked. Click here for more information.

20/September/2016 – HazMat Gas Leak – “B” Shift

A construction crew accidently broke a gas line while working on improvements to the intersection of Mount Carmel Road and Bells Hwy. The incident occurred Tuesday morning 20-Sept at 09:45 in the 100 block of Mount Carmel Road. A strong gas odor was present in the vicinity. SCE&G Gas crews responded to the incident and secured the line. No injuries were reported. Traffic on Mount Carmel between Bells Highway and Quail Drive was closed until the gas leak was secured. Click here for more information.

20/September/2016 – MVC with Entrapment – “A” Shift

Six people were injured after a pickup truck rear ended a car carrier on I-95 near the 54 mile marker southbound, Tuesday morning 20-September at 02:08. Both vehicles were traveling southbound when the collision occurred. The 2015 Silverado pickup truck overtook the tractor trailer car carrier and impacted the rear of the trailer, pushing the lower deck of cars forward and causing heavy damage to the pickup truck which was pinned to the trailer. Click here for more information.

18/September/2016 – Dive Response – “B” Shift

Fire-Rescue Divers were sent to the 2600 block of Dock Site Road on Edisto Island  Sunday morning 18-September. At 05:49, Medic 20 and Edisto Beach Fire Dept were sent to the location for a vehicle in a pond. The truck appeared to have over-turned before landing half submerged in the water. No occupants could be located. Edisto FD requested divers to search the vicinity of the vehicle for possible victims. Squad 27 and Marine 27 responded from the mainland. Click here for more information.

15/September/2016 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

Firefighters saved a large mobile home Thursday evening 15-September at 201 Mallard Street. At 21:32, the homeowner called 9-1-1 to report smoke coming from her roof. Battalion 1 arrived to find heavy smoke conditions coming from the interior of the 100’ x 30’ doublewide mobile home. All occupants had safely exited the building. Engine 26’s crew entered the building with one 1-3/4 handline and located the fire in a back bedroom near the center of the structure. Click here for more information.

12/September/2016 – Roll-over MVC – “C” Shift

A rural mail carrier was seriously injured in a single car MVC in the 1500 block of Three Mile Road Monday afternoon 12-September at 15:33. The northbound Isuzu Rodeo lost control on the gravel road, struck the ditch bank and over-turned. The small SUV struck a tree causing heavy damage to the vehicle. Two construction workers drove up on the accident, called 9-1-1 and assisted the woman prior to Fire-Rescue units arriving. Click here for more information.

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