Colleton County Fire-Rescue
29/October/2018 – Fall Injury with Air Evac – “C” Shift
Incident # 18-07532 – An adult male received life
threatening injuries after he fell one story from some scaffolding while
working on a roof. The incident occurred Monday afternoon 29-October in the
300 block of Live Oak Street at approx. 14:03. A family member found the man
unconscious and called 9-1-1. Firefighter-Paramedics arrived a short time
later. The man had regained consciousness but suffered multiple traumatic
injuries. Crews treated the man at the scene, then transported him emergent
to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center. He was transferred to the Flight
Crew of C.A.R.E. Flight and flown to the Trauma Center at Trident Hospital
in North Charleston.
Engine 19, Engine 27, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 104, Car 112, Car 118 and C.A.R.E. Flight responded. Battalion Chief Chris Jones served as Incident Commander.
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