Off Duty Awendaw-McClellanville Consolidated Fire District Injured In Accident

Charleston County, SC – We have learned of an accident involving an off-duty Awendaw-McClellanville Consolidated Fire District firefighter this morning. The accident, which occurred on Steed Creek Road at around 645 this morning was called into the fire department’s non-emergent line. Crews arrived to find a single vehicle accident which involved a lengthy extraction to remove the firefighter who was on their way to work that morning. The firefighter was transported by Berkeley County EMS to MUSC with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

We have spoken with members of the department who report the firefighter is in good spirits and in the company of co-workers. We will update this story when information is released by the department through proper channels.

 

 

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Editor and Photojournalist for SConFire.com. Currently employed by the Department of Defense as a Firefighter/EMT. Past North Charleston Fire Department and Whitesville Fire Department. Colt is also the owner of 3 House Photography where his work that doesn't go to SConFire.com is published. You can also follow Colt's work at Heliweb Magazine where he is primary correspondent for coverage of helicopter aviation relating to helicopter air ambulance services and aerial firefighting. Colt uses Canon gear and is currently shooting with a 6D and 50D cameras, 24-105L, 70-200 2.8L, 12-24 F/4.5-5.6 EX.