Tactical Response Team
National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center
Evacuation Route Information
In God We Trust
We congratulate Fire-Rescues Administrative
Manager Melody Ellis and Captain Blaine Harrison on becoming
grandparents. Their daughter, Emily, gave birth to a 5 pound, 15
ounce girl at Colleton Medical Center. Stella is 14 inches long.
Both Emily and Stella are doing fine.
15/Sept/2018 MVCs A Shift
Two people were injured, one critically, in
separate MVCs Saturday evening 15-September. The first occurred on
Jacksonboro Road near Parkers Ferry Road at 21:24 when a small car
left the roadway and appeared to have overturned. The 33 year old
female driver was ejected from the car and found approximately 20
feet from the automobile. She suffered multiple traumatic injuries.
Firefighter-Paramedics found the vehicle with heavy damage in a
wooded area near a bridge. Click here for more information.
07/Sept 15/Sept/2018 EOC-Evacuation Shelter
As Hurricane Florence approached the SC Coast, early forecasts
predicted the storm making landfall on the Charleston, Colleton
and/or Beaufort County coastlines. The Colleton Emergency Operations
Center was opened Friday 07-Sept with minimal staffing and went to
full staffing Sunday 09-September with two separate Incident
Management teams working 12 hour shifts. Governor McMaster ordered
an evacuation of the coast as the State Government prepared for a
statewide event. The new shelter location at Colleton County High
School was opened Monday to accept evacuees. Click
here for more information.
09/Sept/2018 MVC with Air Evac C Shift
Two men were injured, one critically, in a single vehicle roll-over
accident in the 600 block of Langdale Road that occurred Sunday
morning 09-September at 00:57. The car was traveling at a high rate
of speed and attempting to elude Law Enforcement when it went off
the road several times and overturned. One person was initially
trapped in the wreckage, but Firefighter-Paramedics were able to
extricate him without the use of power tools. Two Fire-Rescue
Ambulances responded to the scene. Click here
for more information.
08/September/2018 Kitchen Fire C Shift
A fire on the stove damaged the kitchen in a small
apartment at 4605 Jefferies Hwy Saturday night 08-September. At 22:09, 9-1-1
Operators received a report of smoke in an apartment at this location. A few
minutes later, a second caller reported smoke in a different apartment.
Engine 19 arrived minutes later and found light smoke coming from the one
story building that was once a roadside motel. Crews identified the
apartment containing the smoke and forced entry through the front door.
Click here for more information.
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