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14/February/2018

Bloodwork and PPD injections for the annual Fire Brigade Clearances will begin on 26 February.  For the list of locations, dates and times along with the list of pre-scheduled physical appointments, click here.

07/February/2018 Shooting Incident C Shift

An adult male received two gunshot wounds to the thigh in a shooting incident Wednesday evening 08-February. At 20:47, Fire-Rescue units were dispatched to 609 Francis Street for the report of a person shot. Information indicated the actual incident location occurred at a business on Hampton Street and the patient was brought to this location approximately 9 blocks away. Click here for more information.

02/February/2018 Fatal Structure Fire C Shift

A 70 year old Colleton County man and a small dog perished in a morning fire at his residence located at 20438 Augusta Hwy. Friday morning 02-February. At 05:14, a motorist traveling on Augusta Hwy noticed the flames and notified 9-1-1. The home sat off of the roadway. The caller advised the home was fully involved. Engine 36 arrived 7 minutes later reporting a fully involved single story brick veneer residential dwelling and that the roof had already collapsed.  Click here for more information.

30/January/2018 MVC with HazMat C Shift

A tractor trailer hauling a chemical trailer left the roadway and crashed into a creek on I-95 southbound near the 56 mile marker Tuesday morning 30-January at 02:44. The truck struck the guard rail and bridge before going down the embankment and jack knifing against a bridge pillar. The insulated trailer struck several trees causing damage to the trailer. Both diesel tanks were breached spilling a large amount of diesel fuel on the highway and in the creek. Click here for more information.

26/January/2018 Structure Fire C Shift

A Johnsville home was destroyed in a mid-day fire on Friday 26-January. At 11:54, 9-1-1 was notified that the home was ablaze. Engine 17 arrived a few minutes later to find the home approximately 60% involved with flames through the roof. The rear of the building had already collapsed. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed multiple handlines to combat the fire, which had also spread to the nearby woods. Click here for more information.

24/January/2018 Structure Fire C Shift

A Longleaf Subdivision home was destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday 24-January. At 04:08, a caller to 9-1-1 reported seeing flames coming from the roof and hearing glass breaking in the two story residential structure located at 262 Lakewood Drive. Firefighters arrived minutes later to find the home fully involved. It had been burning for some time before anyone discovered the fire. The home was located in the back of the subdivision on the corner of Lakewood Dr and Sangaree Rd.  Click here for more information.

24/January/2018 Fatal MVC C Shift

A 57 yr old Bamberg County man was killed in a single car MVC in the 100 block of Lowcountry Highway Wednesday morning 24-January. This is the fourth fatal accident to occur in Colleton County since the beginning of the new year. At 02:36, a truck driver discovered the over-turned 2000 Mercury passenger car off the roadway near the wood line. The car received heavy damage. Click here for more information.

20 & 21/January/2018 Woods Fires B Shift

Multiple woods fires kept Firefighters busy throughout the day Saturday 20-Janaury and Sunday 21-January. Dry conditions and light winds contributed to the rapid spread of several of the Fires. Three outside storage buildings and their contents were destroyed. Three other storage buildings were damaged along with a garage and an apartment which both had the vinyl siding melted as a result of the fires. Click here for more information.

15/January/2018 High Speed MVC with Air Evac C Shift

Three people were injured, one critically, in a single car, high speed MVC in the 5100 block of Combahee Road at the entrance to Cherokee Plantation Monday morning 15-January at 00:28. The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze was traveling southbound on Combahee Road at a high rate of speed, when it failed to negotiate a curve. The car left the roadway, cross the ditch and struck a wooden fence. Click here for more information.

10/January/2018 Fatal MVC with entrapment & Air Evac A Shift

At 00:17, Wednesday morning 10-January, Colleton 9-1-1 received several reports about a box style truck that had left the roadway and struck several trees near the 43 mile marker northbound. Medic 13 arrived minutes later advising the vehicle had massive damage and several trees were on top of the truck. They had one critical patient outside the vehicle and the driver was unconscious, heavily entrapped in the wreckage. Click here for more information.

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