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50th anniversary open house

Please join us Saturday, May 22, 2021 for our open house celebrating Whitefield Fire Department’s 50th Anniversary serving the community!

Stop by to see Smokey and Sparky, buy a raffle ticket, have some fun on the water slide or smokehouse, see the Life Flight helicopter, enjoy fire truck tours, and enjoy a free hotdog plate.

2017 Run Report

Whitefield firefighters responded to 252 calls in 2017. In addition, firefighters responded to 14 severe weather related incidents during Hurricane Irma.

2017 Run Report

Total Runs: 252
27 Structure Fires,
9 Alarms; 7 fire alarms, 2 carbon monoxide alarms,
0 Standby Request,
8 Vehicle Fires,
22 Grass/Brush Fires,
6 Trash Fires,
90 Traffic Accidents (77 accidents with injuries, 13 accidents with no injuries)
28 EMS Assists,
1 Gas Leak,
2 Rescues,
18 Service Calls,
12 Power Line Downs,
0 Assist Other Agency,
29 False Alarm/Cancelled Calls.

Overturned Fuel Tanker – Murphy Rd

On December 26, Whitefield firefighters assisted Cheddar Fire Department on a traffic accident involving an overturned fuel tanker. Firefighters stood-by as a precaution while fuel was transferred to another vehicle and the trailer was removed from the scene.

Responding fire departments included Cheddar FD, Friendship FD, Rock Springs FD, Belton FD, Whitefield FD, West Pelzer FD, and Anderson County Hazardous Materials Team.