Colleton County Fire-Rescue


18/June/2022 - MVC with Fire - "B" Shift

Incident # 22-04730 - A Walterboro man received injuries after his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve on Cooks Hill Road at Clearwater Ln. The Chevolet Tahoe then collided with a tree and caught fire. The SUV received heavy damage. The man was able to self extricate from the SUV and was found several hundred feet away from the burning car. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived to find the vehicle well involved. One crew began treating the man's injuries, while another crew deployed one handline to extinguish the fire. The man was transported to Colleton Medical Center by Fire-Rescue Medic 1. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 

Engine 1, Medic 1 and car 112 responded. Lt. Ray Delonge served as Incident Commander.