Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/June/2014 – MVC with Entrapment – “B” Shift

Incident # 14-03362 – A 27 year old female complained of injuries after she swerved to avoid a fallen tree in the 100 block of Sweat Street near Commerce Drive Friday evening 06-June at 23:23. Her small SUV then struck another tree on the shoulder of the road receiving moderate damage. Firefighter-Paramedics stabilized the woman in the car but due to her complaints of pain, they used Holmatro Rescue Tools to remove the driver’s side doors and “B” post to safely extricate her. She was transported to Colleton Medical Center for further evaluation. The Walterboro Police Dept is investigating the accident.

Medic 1, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Walterboro Engine 3 and Ladder 1 also responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.