Colleton County Fire-Rescue

June 2018

6/21/2018- We want to congratulate Firefighter/Paramedic Matt Smart on obtaining his NREMT-P certification and Firefighter/EMT Pete Bohrer on obtaining his NREMT-B certiciation.

18/June/2018 – Shooting Incident– “A” Shift

Incident # 18-04197 – Law Enforcement stopped a speeding car in the 1400 block of Hampton Street Monday morning 18-June at 00:42. The car stopped in the parking lot of Budget Tire. Inside the officer found two adults, one female and one male, who had been shot at another location. The woman was ambulatory and received a gunshot injury to her back. The male received two wounds to the abdomen and was in critical condition. Click here for more information.

05/June/2018 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift

Two adults and two children narrowly escaped an early morning fire at 413 Azalea Drive Tuesday morning 05-June. At 03:48, 9-1-1 received a report from a resident on Tulip Drive, one block from the scene advising he could see flames coming from the roof of a house on Azalea Drive. While Fire-Rescue units were enroute, the occupants of the home were awaken by the smoke inside the house. The adults quickly awakened the children and all four occupants climbed out of the master bedroom window to safety. Click here for more information.

04/June/2018 – Mutual Aid / HazMat Response – “C” Shift

Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s HazMat Team responded as Mutual Aid to Dorchester County Fire-Rescue for a tanker leaking a dark liquid at the Flying J Truck Stop at 113 Motel Drive in St. George Monday morning 04-June at 11:25. Dorchester County units had responded to the Truck Stop’s parking lot and found the substance leaking from a tanker/trailer parked near the rear of the complex. Click here for more information.

05/June/2018 – Road Closure

We have been notified by SCDOT that Confederate Highway (SC Hwy. 641) will be closed beginning today (05-June) for approximately five (5) months for a bridge replacement. The closure will be near the railroad tracks in the first mile off of Bells Highway (SC Hwy 64). This will require you to make a detour through Ashton or Lodge to reach destinations west of the closure. They anticipate the road reopening at the end of October. Plan accordingly when traveling or responding through the area.

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