Colleton County Fire-Rescue


22/July/2013 Burn Patient with Air Evacuation A Shift

Incident 3 13-03985 A seven year old girl received life threatening burns after another child accidently knocked a pot of boiling water on her at a residence on Woodmeadow Drive. The accident occurred Monday evening 22-July at 20:38 in the 400 block of Woodmeadow Drive. Firefighter-Paramedics found the child with first, second and third degree burns and requested a medical helicopter. She was quickly treated at the scene, then rapidly transported to the helipad at Colleton Medical Center. The LifeNet 4 flight crew, stationed at the hospital, was  standing by when the ambulance arrived. The girl was transferred to the flight crew without difficulty and flown to the Pediatric Burn Center at MUSC in Charleston. 

Engine 19, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 12 responded. Firefighter-EMT Shane Weber served as Incident Commander.