6/21/2018- We want to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Matt Smart on
obtaining his NREMT-P certification and Firefighter/EMT Pete Bohrer on
obtaining his NREMT-B certiciation.
18/June/2018 Shooting Incident A Shift
Incident # 18-04197 Law Enforcement stopped a speeding car in the 1400
block of Hampton Street Monday morning 18-June at 00:42. The car stopped in
the parking lot of Budget Tire. Inside the officer found two adults, one
female and one male, who had been shot at another location. The woman was
ambulatory and received a gunshot injury to her back. The male received two
wounds to the abdomen and was in critical condition.
Click here for more information.
05/June/2018 Structure Fire C Shift
Two adults and two children narrowly
an early morning fire at 413
Azalea Drive Tuesday morning 05-June. At 03:48, 9-1-1 received a report from
a resident on Tulip Drive, one block from the scene advising he could see
flames coming from the roof of a house on Azalea Drive. While Fire-Rescue
units were enroute, the occupants of the home were awaken by the smoke
inside the house. The adults quickly awakened the children and all four
occupants climbed out of the master bedroom window to safety. Click
here for more information.
04/June/2018 Mutual Aid / HazMat Response C Shift
Colleton County Fire-Rescues HazMat Team responded as
Mutual Aid to Dorchester County Fire-Rescue for a tanker leaking a dark
liquid at the Flying J Truck Stop at 113 Motel Drive in St. George Monday
morning 04-June at 11:25. Dorchester County units had responded to the Truck
Stops parking lot and found the substance leaking from a tanker/trailer
parked near the rear of the complex. Click here
for more information.
05/June/2018 Road Closure
We have been notified by SCDOT that Confederate Highway
(SC Hwy. 641) will be closed beginning today (05-June) for approximately
five (5) months for a bridge replacement. The closure will be near the
railroad tracks in the first mile off of Bells Highway (SC Hwy 64). This
will require you to make a detour through Ashton or Lodge to reach
destinations west of the closure. They anticipate the road reopening at the
end of October. Plan accordingly when traveling or responding through the
31/May/2018 MVC with Air Evac B Shift
Two people were injured in a single car MVC in the 1200
block of Peniel Road Thursday evening 31-May at 19:38. The small pickup
truck lost control in a curve, left the roadway and struck a tree.
Responding units found the truck on its side in the middle of Peniel Road.
Firefighter-Paramedics treated two patients at the scene. One was
transported directly to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center to meet with
the C.A.R.E. Flight helicopter. Click here for
31/May/2018 MVC with Fire A Shift
A Connecticut truck driver was critically injured in a single vehicle high
speed MVC Thursday morning 31-May at 04:40. The northbound tractor trailer
left Interstate 95 near the 43 mile marker and entered the median. The truck
struck several trees destroying the cab. After the impact the truck burst
into flames which quickly engulfed the wreckage. The driver was able to exit
the mangled cab and collapsed a few yards from the crash. Several passing
motorists stopped and they found the driver on the ground with his clothes
on fire. Click here for more information.
29/May/2018 Car vs Tree MVC C Shift
A single car MVC sent a young woman to the Trauma Center
Tuesday afternoon 29-May. At 17:25, 9-1-1 received several reports of the
accident. The small car was traveling northbound in the 16000 block of Round
O Road when it left the roadway and struck several large trees. The car
received heavy damage in the collision and the adult female driver suffered
multiple traumatic injuries. Click here for more
29/May/2018 Semi-Truck Fire C Shift
A load of cargo was damaged by a fire in the rear of a semi-truck Tuesday
afternoon 29-May at 14:42. The truck driver noticed smoke coming from the
trailer and pulled off of I-95 at Exit 62 to McLeod Road. The driver
notified 9-1-1 and disconnected the trailer from the truck. Engine 26
arrived a short time later to find heavy smoke coming from the trailer.
Firefighters deployed one 1-3/4 handline and entered the rear of the
trailer. The fire had burned several pallets of the cargo. Click
here for more information.
29/May/2018 - Structure Fire C Shift
An alert neighbor discovered smoke coming from a residence in the 800 block
of Norris Drive Tuesday morning 29-May at 11:46. Engine 4 arrived within
minutes and found light smoke coming from the singlewide mobile home.
Firefighter-Paramedics deployed one 1-3/4 handline and forced entry through
the front door. Crews found the sofa burning and quickly extinguished the
fire. When the sofa was moved, firefighters found the wall was also on fire.
Crews removed paneling and pulled a portion of the ceiling to check for
extension of the fire. Click here for more