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30/March/2020 – Structure Fire – “B” Shift

Fire-Rescue units responded to a structure fire at 194 Siegler Drive Monday afternoon 30-March at 16:00. Engine 19 arrived to find heavy smoke coming from a singlewide mobile home with flames venting from the rear of the structure. Crews deployed one 1-3/4 handline and quickly knocked down the fire in the kitchen. The remainder of the home suffered smoke and heat damage. The fire originated on the stove. The Sheriff’s Office is looking in the circumstances surrounding the fire.  Click here for more information.

24/March/2020 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift

A storage building was destroyed and a camper used as a residence was damaged in an early morning fire in the 400 block of Honey Lane, Tuesday morning 24-March. 9-1-1 was alerted to the fire at 03:09. Engine 19 arrived to find the approx. 15x20 storage building fully involved and the end of the camper was on fire. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed two handlines, one to extinguish the camper and one to protect a nearby exposure, a singlewide mobile home located approx. 7 feet from the camper. Crews quickly had the camper under control. Click here for more information.

21/March/2020 – Structure Fire – “B” Shift

A residential structure was heavily damaged in an afternoon fire Saturday 21-March at 16:10. Engine 19 arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the singlewide mobile home at 964 Redtail Court. The fire is thought to have started from an electrical problem and spread under the entire length of the mobile home before Fire-Rescue units arrived. The fire burned up into the walls in several areas and burned into the living room where the fire place was located. Click here for more information.

17/March/2020 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

A residential structure received moderate damage and the family was displaced following a fire in the kitchen Tuesday morning 17-March. The incident occurred at a Browntown Ln residence and reported at 01:40. Engine 13 arrived to find light smoke coming from the single family residential structure. Firefighter-Paramedics found the wall behind the refrigerator burning with flames extending across the ceiling. Crews deployed one 1-3/4 handline and quickly brought the fire under control. Crews checked for extension but the fire was contained to the area of origin. Click here for more information.

15/March/2020 – Multi-vehicle MVC – “B” Shift

A five vehicle high speed MVC on I-95 injured 11 people Sunday evening 15-March. The incident was reported at the 59 mile marker northbound at 21:31. Northbound traffic was slowing in the area when a northbound Mercedes struck one vehicle in the rear, entered the median, reentered the highway and struck a second vehicle in the rear causing heavy damage to all three cars. The third vehicle was pushed into a fourth vehicle on a trailer which damage it, the trailer and the truck pulling the trailer. Click here for more information.

12/March/2020 – Blood Delivery

Colleton County Fire-Rescue took delivery of its first shipment of whole blood from the Blood Connection Thursday morning 12-March. The units of blood were distributed to ambulances in several areas of the county as part of a Pilot Project approved by SC DHEC in December. After a year of meetings and presentations the department was given permission to perform whole blood transfusions in the pre-hospital setting on critical trauma and medical patients meeting certain criteria. Fire-Rescue plans to show that administering blood to the critical patients will improve survivability. Click here for more information.

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