Category Archives: Incidents

Whitefield firefighters assist with house fire on Krim Rd

Whitefield firefighters, along with firefighters from Wren, West Pelzer, Three & Twenty, Piercetown and Powdersville fire departments, battled a blaze at a residence on Krim Rd in Piedmont on January 13.  Engine 22 and Tanker 22 responded for water supply.  A recently purchased TurboDraft portable pumping tool was utilized to pump water from a nearby pond.  Firefighters returned to the scene later in the evening after reports that the fire had rekindled. 

Anderson Independent news article – 1/13/11     –     Photo Gallery

Whitefield and Broadway firefighters extinguish house fire on Griffin Rd

Whitefield and Broadway firefighters responded to a residential structure fire on November 18.  Firefighters were able to make an interior attack and quickly bring the fire under control.  A small dog that apparently sought shelter under the smoke filled crawlspace of the home was rescued by firefighters.  Belton EMS administered oxygen to the dog and turned it over to its owner.  The fire was determined to be caused by an unattended candle.

Anderson Independent News Article – 11/19/10