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27/November/2020 - MVC with Fire - "A" Shift

An incident that occurred near the 39 mile marker on I-95 in the Town of Yemassee (Hampton County) resulted in injuries to a municipal police officer at approximately 15:15 Friday 27-November. The Blue Toyota Tundra pickup truck fled the scene traveling northbound on I-95 and entered Colleton County a short time later. Yemassee Police and the SC Highway Patrol pursued the subject for approx. 7 miles. The driver of the pickup set the interior of the truck on fire while being chased by Law Enforcement. Click here for more information.
25/November/2020 - Shooting Incident - "B" Shift

A 19 year old male received a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the hand in what is thought to be an accidental shooting at the Travelodge at 1577 Bells Hwy. in Walterboro Wednesday evening 25-November at 18:11. Walterboro Police Officers and Sheriff's Deputies responded and cleared the scene. Firefighter-Paramedics found the patient ambulatory  with bleeding to his hand. He was treated at the scene which included bleeding control and pain medications. Click here for more information.
23/November/2020 - Structure Fire - "C" Shift

Firefighter-Paramedics saved a Francis Street home Monday afternoon 23-November. At 12:51, a caller to 9-1-1 reported a fire in the home. The family was able to safely exit the structure prior to the arrival of Fire-Rescue. Engine 19 found moderate smoke conditions on arrival, The Incident Commander had determined the fire was heaviest in an attached utility room at the rear of the single story brick veneer dwelling. The fire also appeared to have entered the attic. One crew was directed to attack the utility room, while a second crew was sent inside to battle the fire in the attic. Click here for more information.
22/November/2020 - Fatal MVC with Entrapment - "B" Shift

A 19 yr. old Walterboro man died in a single car MVC on the dirt portion of Round O Road approximately 4 miles east of Jacksonboro Road Sunday morning 22-November. The 2007 Chevrolet Suburban was found by several hunters at 08:18 who reported the accident to 9-1-1. The vehicle was traveling west, failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway, overturned and struck several trees. It was found laying on the driver's side with the roof pushed to the floor in a heavily wooded area. Click here for more information.
21/November/2020 - High Speed MVC - "A" Shift

Fire-Rescue responded to a report of a single car MVC at the intersection of Ritter Rd and White Hall Rd Saturday evening  21-November at 20:52. Responding units were unable to locate an accident at the reported location. A search of the area revealed the accident was 1-1/2 miles south of the intersection in the 1500 block of Whitehall Road. Engine 13 found a Chevrolet Impala with heavy damage against an Oak tree in a yard. The tree had impacted all the way to the firewall on the small car. The vehicle was on fire. Bystanders advised someone pulled the man out of the car and transported him to the hospital by private car. Click here for more info.
19/November/2020 - Fatal MVC with entrapment - "C" Shift

A 34 yr. old man died from injuries he received in a single car MVC in the 8600 block of Lowcountry Hwy. (US Hwy 21) at the intersection of Shiloh Loop Thursday evening 19-November. At 21:33, another motorist reported the accident. While emergency units were enroute, a second caller advised the driver was trapped in the wreckage. Additional Fire-Rescue units were assigned to the incident. The first arriving Firefighter-Paramedics found the car with heavy damage, wrapped around a pine tree. The driver was trapped in the wreckage and had no signs of life. The Coroner's Office was notified.  Click here for more information.
17/November/2020 - High Speed MVC - "C" Shift

An adult female suffered multiple traumatic injuries in a two vehicle MVC on Augusta Hwy (SC Hwy 61) at the intersection of Drain Road Tuesday evening 17-November at 18:29. Both vehicles were traveling in the same direction, when the small Mercedes sedan collided with the rear of the semi-truck. On arrival, Medic 7 requested a second Fire-Rescue ambulance and began treating the patients. The truck driver suffered non-life threatening injuries. Augusta Hwy was blocked for an hour until the vehicles could be removed. Click here for more information.
17/November/2020 - MVC - "C" Shift

An adult male received critical injuries after he crashed a moped in the ditch in the 3500 block of Charleston Hwy. (SC Hwy 64) Tuesday evening 17-November at 18:16. A passerby noticed the man and the moped in the ditch on the dark stretch of rural highway and notified 9-1-1. Battalion 1 arrived to find the man with multiple traumatic injuries and a head injury. Firefighter-Paramedics treated the man at the scene, then transported him emergent to the Trauma Center at MUSC in Charleston. Click here for more information.
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16/November/2020 - Fatal MVC - "B" Shift

A 62 yr old Cottageville man died from injuries received when his 2001 Yukon collided with a Frontend Loader in the 11700 block of Round O Road Monday evening after dark. The Yukon received heavy damage in the crash. The accident was reported at 17:57. Bystanders found the man unresponsive and began performing CPR in the roadway. Fire-Rescue units arrived minutes later and continued the resuscitative efforts. The man was transported emergent to Colleton Medical Center by Fire-Rescue Medic 9 with additional Firefighter-Paramedics on board to assist with his care. Click here for more information.
15/November/2020 - MVC with Entrapment - "A" Shift

An adult male was critically injured in a single car MVC in the 7500 block of Sidneys Road Sunday afternoon 15-November at 17:38. The Nissan Maxima left the roadway at a high rate of speed, entered the ditch, then collided with a tree before striking a driveway culvert and flipping over several times. The car landed on the roof in a ditch containing water. The unrestrained driver was found unconscious in the water, trapped in the wreckage. Firefighter-Paramedics used Holmatro Rescue Tools to force open a door to access the driver. Click here for more information.

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