Colleton County Fire-Rescue
21/December/2012 – Traumatic Injury with Air Evacuation – “A” Shift
Incident # 12-06917 – A 44 year old man was injured when a tree fell on him during a land clearing operation. The incident occurred at 24294 Augusta Highway at 16:09 Friday 21-December. Medic 9 and Engine 902 responded, treated the man for multiple traumatic injuries and requested a medical helicopter. Engine 902 set up a landing zone in a nearby field for LifeNet 4 to land. The patient was transferred to the Flight Crew without incident. He was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston.
Engine 902, Medic 9 and Battalion 1 responded. Captain Ethan Shider served as Incident Commander.
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