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12/November/2017 – Veterans Day Parade – “A” Shift

The Colleton County Veterans Council sponsored the annual Veterans Day Parade Sunday 12-November. This year, the group honored all First Responders as the Grand Marshals for the parade. They provided a float for First Responders which had representatives from Law Enforcement and Fire-Rescue. The parade began at the Old Hampton Street School and followed a route through downtown Walterboro. Click here for more information.

11/November/2017 – Hunting Accident – “B” Shift

A 48 year old Summerville man was injured in a hunting accident Saturday morning 11-November. At 08:31, Fire-Rescue units were sent to a small dirt path off of the 400 block of Clover Hill Road south of Catholic Hill. The man was hunting with a large group when he was accidently shot with buck shot. He received two wounds to a leg. Bystanders had controlled the bleeding prior to the arrival of Paramedics. Click here for more information.

10/November/2017 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift

Incident # 17-07769 – A 20 year old male received two gunshot wounds in an incident at 426 Savage Street Friday morning 10-November. At 01:23 unknown subjects fired multiple rounds into the home striking the man in the leg and shoulder. Click here for more information.

09/November/2017 – C.A.R.E. Flight Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the new C.A.R.E. (Colleton Air Rescue Evac) Flight Program based at Colleton Medical Center, mid-day Thursday 09-November. Despite a raining day, a large crowd attended and enjoyed lunch provided by Med-Trans Corp, the parent company of the Program.  Click here for more information.  

08/November/2017 – Fatal MVC – “B” Shift

Incident # 17-07732 - An 65 year old Ohio man was killed Wednesday afternoon 08-November when his bike was struck by a car on Hendersonville Hwy (US Hwy 17-A) approximately 1 mile south of Ritter Road at 14:02. The man was traveling north when he was struck by a north bound Ford Focus. Fire-Rescue units arrived minutes later to find the man and the bicycle at the wood line. Click here for more information.

07/November/2017 – Traumatic Injury with Air Evac – “A” Shift

Incident # 17-07695 – A five month old child was severely injured in a fall Tuesday morning 07-November at 08:28. The baby received a head injury and had complications at the scene. The C.A.R.E. Flight helicopter was alerted and was on standby at Colleton Medical Center’s helipad.  Click here for more information.

06/November/2017 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

Incident # 17-07674 - An alert Sheriff’s Deputy on Patrol in the Ritter Community discovered a house on fire at 3819 Possum Corner Road Monday morning 06-November at 11:23. The Deputy had 9-1-1 Dispatchers notify Fire-Rescue units of the incident. Fire units arrived several minutes later to find the building approximately 35% involved with heavy smoke conditions coming from all sides of the single story building. Click here for more information.

05/November/2017 – Dive Training

All eight Firefighters participating in the PADI Open Water SCUBA diver course successfully completed their certification dives this past weekend. The Open Water Course is the first of many classes the personnel will take to become Rescue Divers. The group finished their classroom training and pool dives during October and traveled to Devils Den Springs in Williston Florida to perform their certification dives. Click here for more information.

05/November/2017 – Fatal Shooting Incident – “A” Shift

Three adult males were shot, one fatally, during an incident at Classic’s Night Club located at 2444 Robertson Blvd Sunday morning 05-November. At 01:32, Fire-Rescue was notified of a person shot at the location. Law Enforcement Officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police Dept. were already on the scene. Shortly after units were dispatched, Officers advised there were multiple victims and one subject had been taken to Colleton Medical Center by private car. Click here for more information.

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