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26/May/2016 – MVC with Entrapment – “B” Shift
A single car MVC in the 7900 block of Ritter Road sent a 55 year old
Green Pond woman to the Trauma Center. At 19:37 on Thursday
afternoon 26-May, a caller reported the accident advising the car
left the roadway and overturned. The caller advised he could not
locate the patient and thought they may have been ejected. A
Sheriff’s Deputy arrived moments later and advised the driver was
trapped inside the car. Medic 6 went on-scene a few minutes later,
noting the vehicle had heavy damage and was over-turned in the
ditch. Click here for more information.
25/May/2016 – High Speed MVC – “B” Shift
A 46 year old Varnville woman was critically injured after her
vehicle collided head-on with a loaded log truck on Sniders Hwy. (SC
Hwy 63) at Schoolhouse Road. The accident occurred Wednesday
afternoon, 25-May at 14:28. Another tractor trailer was also
involved. The Chevrolet pickup suffered heavy damage and caught fire
with the woman inside. The truck driver used a portable fire
extinguisher to douse the flames, while bystanders pulled the woman
from the wreckage. Their quick actions contributing to saving her
life. Click here for more
20/May/2016 – First Responder Dinner
Local Girl Scout Troop 294 hosted a dinner for
area First Responders on 20-May at Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church.
The Troop prepared lasagna dinners with side plates and desserts.
Meals were available for dine-in or to go. Dine-in patrons were
served by the Girl Scouts! Fire-Rescue stations were rotated
through so all on-duty personnel could participate. Click
here for more information.
5/19/2016- Message to All CCFR Personnel from Girl Scout Troop 294
We Stand Together - Girl Scout Troop 294 would like to invite all area First
Responders to have dinner on us. We will be serving lasagna dinner to
all the men and women who help save lives and keep us safe. Join us at
Saint Anthony's Catholic Church (925 South Jefferies Blvd) from 5-7pm on
Friday, May 20th, 2016. We will be serving homemade lasagna, fresh
corn, side salad, and fresh strawberry shortcake for dessert (with your
choice of Tea, Lemonade, or bottled water). Dine in with us or pick up
a box and go! For all CCFR, WPD, CCSO, and Dispatch.
19/May/2016 – MVC with ejection – “A” Shift
A 50 year old Cottageville man was critically injured in a single
car high speed MVC in the 4200 block of Rehoboth Road (SC Hwy 651)
just south of Bazzle Road Thursday afternoon 19-May at 17:12. The
southbound 2004 Ford Mustang lost control in a curve, over corrected
and entered the northbound ditch. The car struck a driveway culvert,
became airborne and flipped over at least once. The vehicle struck a
small tree, breaking it in half before coming to rest on its roof.
The driver was partially ejected through the rear window. Click
here for more info.
18-May – EMS Week Luncheon at CMC
Colleton Medical Center and their staff provided a full
course luncheon in honor of Pre-hospital Emergency Medical providers in
conjunction with National EMS Week, Wednesday 18-May. Fire-Rescue, LifeNet,
surrounding county EMS Departments, several private ambulance providers,
Hospital Staff and Doctors attended. The Hospital Emergency Department
Director, Christy Judy, coordinated the event which was held in the hospital
due to rainy weather. The meal was prepared by the Hospital’s Chef. CMC CEO
Brad Griffin also attended. Click
here for more information.
17/May/2016 – MVC with Entrapment – “B” Shift
Two adult males were injured in a high speed single car MVC in the
2700 block of Bells Hwy (SC Hwy 64) at Jones Swamp Road Tuesday
evening 17-May at 18:55. According to a witness, the east bound Ford
pickup truck lost control and flipped over multiple times. The truck
came to rest up an embankment on the west bound side of the highway,
lying on its roof. Engine 26 arrived to find the passenger on the
ground near the road outside of the vehicle. The man crawled to the
location following the collision. He suffered multiple traumatic
injuries. Click here for more
15/May/2016 – EMS Memorial Ceremony
Twenty Two Paramedics and EMT’s names were added to the State EMS
Memorial in a ceremony held at the site near St. Mathews in Calhoun
County Sunday afternoon 15-May. The event is coordinated throughout
the year, but highlights a bike ride beginning in Beaufort where a
rider for each name makes the three day trek thorough the Lowcountry.
Fire and EMS units from each county escort the bike riders safely
through their jurisdictions, providing rest stops along the route. A
support team also accompanies the riders on their journey. Click
here for more information.
14/May/2016 – MVC w Multiple Patients – “B”
Two adults and four teenagers were injured in a two car collision at
the intersection of Bells Hwy (SC Hwy 64) and Upchurch Lane Saturday
evening 14-May. At 19:23 the compact car and minivan collided
causing the min-van to flip over on its side. Fire-Rescue,
Walterboro Police and Fire units responded. The two adults in the
van were transported to Colleton Medical Center. Three of the
teenagers ranging in age from 15 to 19 were transported to CMC,
while a 19 year old male with significant injuries was transported
by Fire-Rescue Medic 19 to the Trauma Center at Trident Medical in
Summerville. Click here for more info.
13/May/2016 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift
An 800 square foot barn was destroyed when an
unattended debris fire was blown into a field in the 1100 block of
Green Pond Hwy. Friday afternoon 13-May. At 14:40, multiple reports
were made to 9-1-1 advising of the field and building fire. Engine 1
arrived minutes later to find the barn fully involved. The structure
collapsed shorted after firefighters arrived. Crews deployed
multiple handlines to extinguish the blaze. Water supply was handled
with Tenders. Firefighters were on the scene for 1-1/2 hours.
Click here for more information.
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