On September 4, Whitefield firefighters were dispatched to a traffic accident on US 29 N at Boggs Rd. An 18-wheeler and sedan were found to have been hit at the dispatched location, and firefighters located the vehicle that caused the accident nearly a half mile away. No injuries were reported in the accident. SCHP and the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office assisted.
Responding units: Engine 22, Tanker 22, Brush 22
On August 26, Whitefield firefighters responded to a traffic accident with entrapment on US 29 N at Griffin Rd. Firefighters used extrication equipment to remove one patient from a vehicle, who was then transported by Belton EMS to a local hospital.
Units responding: Engine 22, Tanker 22 and Brush 22
On July 11, Whitefield firefighters responded with Cheddar, West Pelzer and Williamston stations to a mobile home fire on Briar Ridge East. Firefighters aggressively worked to knock down the flames and bring the fire under control within several minutes.
On June 14, Whitefield firefighters responded to a two-car accident on US 29 N near the intersection of Cheddar Rd. Firefighters checked for hazards, assisted EMS with patient care, and provided traffic control while awaiting the arrival of law enforcement. One patient was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Units responding: Rescue 22, Brush 22
On June 10, Whitefield firefighters assisted West Pelzer FD and multiple other departments on a residential structure fire. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
On June 7, Whitefield firefighters responded to an ATV accident on Mitchell Rd. Firefighters administered first aid to the victim while awaiting the arrival of EMS for evaluation/transportation to a local hospital.
Units responding: Rescue 22, Engine 22 and Brush 22
On May 8, the Whitefield Fire Department was dispatched to US 29 N at Anderson Hwy for a traffic accident. Upon arrival, firefighters observed a vehicle vs. power pole with vehicle fire. Firefighters confirmed all occupants were out of the vehicle, checked for any electrical and other hazards, and extinguished the fire. MedShore Ambulance Service transported one patient to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Responding units: Rescue 22, Engine 22