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21/July/2014 Drowning Incident B Shift

A 28 year old man died in a possible electrocution/drowning incident at Murray Mines, 26668 Augusta Hwy Monday afternoon 21-July at 15:59. According to witnesses, the longtime employee was found floating in the water near a small boat at the large sand mining facility in northeastern Colleton County. The boat was near some dredging equipment and bystanders felt the man was electrocuted before falling into the water. Click here for more information.

21/July/2014 Fatal MVC with two Air Evacs A Shift

One person died and six others were injured in a single vehicle, high speed MVC on I-95 near the 61 mile marker northbound Monday morning 21-July. At 03:13, Fire-Rescue was notified of the accident in which a Chrysler mini-van left the Interstate Highway and struck several trees.  The small vehicle received heavy damage and caught fire. One adult was not able to escape the burning vehicle. Click here for more information.

19/July/2014 Auto vs Pedestrian with Air Evac C shift

An adult male was in critical condition after being struck by a car on Robertson Blvd south of Smith Street Saturday evening 19-July. At 22:00, Fire-Rescue was notified of the incident on a dark stretch of the connector. A motorist found the man lying in the roadway severely injured. The car who struck him had left the scene without rendering aid. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived minutes later and began treating the man. Click here for more information.

12/July/2014 Fatal MVC with entrapment & Air Evac

A Ritter teenager passed away from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash in the Hendersonville Community, Saturday afternoon 12-July. At 16:39, Fire-Rescue was notified of the accident which occurred in front of 7312 Hendersonville Highway just north of Black Creek Road. Click here for more information.

05/July/2014 MVC with Ejection A shift

A high speed single vehicle accident in the 300 block of Cypress Pond Road sent three people to the hospital Saturday afternoon 5-July. At 17:22, 9-1-1 began receiving reports of a small white car that lost control in a curve and struck a power pole. Initial calls reported one person was ejected and two people were still in the car. Click here for more information.

01/July/2014 MVC with ejection & Air Evac C Shift

A high speed single vehicle accident on Peirce Road near McDanieltown Road sent two people to the hospital Tuesday evening 1-July at 23:56. The Honda SUV roll-over several times ejecting the 28 year old driver. It received heavy damage, but landed upright. The driver was found unconscious in a ditch near the car. Click here for more information.
June 30, 2014-
Colleton County Fire-Rescue remembers the 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) who were killed in the line of duty at the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona, one year ago today.  Click here to see the Yarnell Hill Fire Briefing Video.
  30/June/2014 -

We congratulate Firefighter-EMT Joseph Holmes and his wife Michelle on the birth of their son Benjamin Joseph Holmes who was born Monday morning 30-June at 08:06. Benjamin weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and is 21-1/2 inches. They are all doing fine. Click here for more information.


30/June/2014 MVC with double entrapment A Shift

A high speed single car MVC trapped two children Monday morning 30-June. At 03:30, Fire-Rescue was sent to the 55 mile marker southbound on Interstate 95 for the second accident at the same location within eight hours. A southbound Chevrolet Cavalier lost control and entered the median backwards. Click here for more information.

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