Colleton County Fire-Rescue

January 2019

27/January/2019 – High Speed MVC – “C” Shift

A two car, high speed MVC sent three people to the hospital Sunday evening 27-January. At 18:31, two passenger vehicles collided at the intersection of Cottageville Hwy. (US Hwy17-A) and McDanieltown Road. Initial reports indicated one person was trapped, however the injured person was able to exit the vehicle prior to the arrival of First Responders. Three off duty Fire-Rescue Paramedics who were traveling south on Cottageville Hwy. witnessed the accident and stopped to render aid. Two Fire-Rescue ambulances were assigned to the incident. Click here for more information.

19/January/2019 – Stabbing Incident – “A” Shift

An adult male was stabbed twice during an altercation in the 300 block of Keegan Drive Saturday evening 19-January at 18:53. The man was treated at the scene for the non-life threatening injuries, then transported to the ED at Colleton Medical Center by Fire-Rescue Medic 19. Sheriff’s Deputies working the scene arrested the suspect after he drove back by the scene and was identified by bystanders. He was taken the Colleton County Detention Center. Click here for more information.

1/11/2019- Anyone interested in joining the Colleton County Fire-Rescue Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) should register for the upcoming training.  CERT will host basic training designed to help prepare people to help themselves and others in the event of a catastrophic disaster.  The classes will be held on January 22, 2019 through February 2, 2019, at Colleton County Fire-Rescue Station 19, 1118 Thunderbolt Drive.  The registration deadline is Friday, January 18th, unless the class fills early. CERT Click here to register
1/10/2019 - The new Bowling Alley (Lowcountry Lanes) at 226 Wichman Street in Walterboro is offering free games tonight to Firefighters and Police Officers. The company running the facility has renovated the building and installed new equipment. If you do not have your own bowling shoes, there is a rental fee for the shoes.
1/9/2019 - Click here to view the 2018 CCFR Statistical Report.  Despite having a 2% increase in call volume, our average response time decreased by 41 seconds.

07/January/2019 – Bleeding Control Training Forest Hills Elem

Fire-Rescue personnel and School District Head Nurse Denya Dingle, RN conducted another Active Shooter and Bleeding Control Training Session for the teachers and staff at Forest Hills Elem School Monday 07-January. The training aims to educate the first people on the scene how to properly manage bleeding injuries and improve their skills during an active shooter incident. Fire-Rescue is working with the School District to train the teachers, bus drivers and staff. Click here for more information.

07/January/2019 – Shooting Incident – “C” Shift

A 36 yr. male received a gun shot wound to the lower abdomen during a domestic dispute in the 200 block of Weiters Street Monday morning 07-January at 04:49. Firefighter-Paramedics responded with Walterboro Police and found the man lying in the front yard. He had been reportedly shot with a high powered rifle. Firefighters quickly treated the man at the scene and requested a medical helicopter, which was not immediately available. Click here for more information.

05/January/2019 – Structure and Vehicle Fire – “A” Shift

A pickup truck was destroyed and a singlewide mobile home damaged in an early morning fire at 221 McCune Branch Road near the Town of Lodge Saturday morning 05-January. At 04:06, 9-1-1 received a report of the vehicle fire at the location with the caller advising the vehicle was well involved and ten feet from the house. A few minutes later another caller reported the home was on fire. The incident was upgraded to a structure fire, adding three additional stations to the response. Click here for more information.

02/January/2019 – Bleeding Control Training

Fire-Rescue continued training educators in Bleeding Control (BCON) and protective measures during a seminar at Colleton Prep Tuesday morning 02-January. The training session was held in the library at CPA and was conducted by Deputy Chief Greene, Asst. Chief Stallings, Battalion Chief Dalton and Capt. Janet Laney. Over 40 teachers, administrators, and staff participated in the training and learned basic bleeding control techniques. Fire-Rescue placed several B-Con Kits at locations in the school.  Click here for more information.

01/January/2018 – MVC with Air Evac – “C” Shift

The first response of the new year sent five people to a Trauma Center. At 00:30 on 01-January a northbound Lincoln traveling in the 2900 block of Robertson Blvd crossed the center line and struck a southbound Honda Accord head-on resulting in heavy damage to both vehicles. Five people, including two children in the Accord suffered significant injuries. The driver of the Lincoln fled the scene on foot, but was apprehend by Law Enforcement a short time later. Click here for more information.

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