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.