Colleton County Fire-Rescue


03/November/2013 – Traumatic Injury with Air Evac – “C” Shift

Incident # 13-05992 – A 26 year old male received multiple traumatic injuries in an altercation in the 100 block of Winter Drive, Sunday 03-November. At 14:40 Law Enforcement responded to the location and found the injured man. Firefighter-Paramedics responded to the scene, treated the man’s injuries and requested a medical helicopter. He was reportedly struck in the head with a hammer resulting in a period of unconsciousness. Medic 9 transported him to the field at the Cottageville Elementary School to meet with LifeNet 4. After he was transferred to the flight crew, he was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.

Engine 9, Medic 9, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Lt. Ray DeLonge served as Incident Commander.