Colleton County Fire-Rescue


22/June/2014 – Fall with Traumatic Injuries & Air Evac – “C” Shift

Incident # 14-03687 – An adult male suffered severe traumatic injuries and a head injury after he fell down a flight of stairs from a second story level at 112 South Miller Street. Sheriff’s Deputies discovered the man unconscious at the bottom of the stairs and notified Fire-Rescue. Responding crews found the patient in the same position. He was treated and immobilized at the scene. A medical helicopter was placed on stand-by. Medic 1 transported the man directly to LifeNet 4 on the helipad at Colleton Medical Center. He was flown to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston.

Medic 1, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Battalion Chief Ben Heape served as Incident Commander.