Whitefield firefighters were dispatched to a single car accident on January 24. One patient was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he later died. More information is available here.
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.
Engine 22-1 and Grass 22-1 responded to a field fire on Dottie Ct on January 8. Firefighters quickly went to work to bring the fire under control. Wind gusts over 20 mph were a factor in the fast moving fire’s spread.
Whitefield and Broadway firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire with entrapment on Cresta Verde Road on December 3. More information is available here.
Tanker 22 responded to Whippoorwill Lane to assist West Pelzer FD with a residential structure fire on December 2. More information is available here.
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.
Whitefield firefighters responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on November 6, at the intersection of Hwy 29 N and Welcome Rd. Firefighters extricated the driver of a vehicle that was lying on its side. The driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries by Williamston and Pelzer EMS.
Whitefield and Cheddar firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire on October 2. The fire, on H.I. Taylor Rd, was brought under control in about 20 minutes. No one was at home at the time of the fire, and the cause is under investigation. Two firefighters were treated at the scene for burns.
On October 10, Engine 22 and Rescue 22 responded to a three-car auto accident on Anderson Hwy at Elrod Dr. Firefighters assisted with packaging and loading three patients onto waiting ambulances.