Mulch Fire – Amity Rd (click for more photos)

On September 25, Whitefield firefighters assisted Broadway Fire Department with a large mulch fire on Amity Rd. Tankers from Rock Springs, Starr, Broadway, Centerville, Center Rock, Cheddar, Piercetown, Whitefield and Ebenzer fire departments shuttled over 800,000 gallons of water from hydrants over a half mile away to help contain the fire to the mulch pile. Other units from Homeland Park, West Pelzer and Hopewell fire departments assisted with fill sites and handling other calls while firefighters fought the blaze. We appreciate the support of the American Red Cross, Anderson County Technical Services and MedShore for rehab and air conditioning for the duration of the fire.

Responding fire units: Tanker 1, Tanker 4, Engine 8, Engine 8-1, Grass 8, Tanker 8, Truck 8, Tanker 9, Tanker 11, Tanker 12, Service 12, Tanker 13, Brush 22, Truck 20, Engine 22, Fireground Support Unit 22, Tanker 22,  Tanker 23.



Traffic Accident – Anderson Hwy @ US 29 North

On July 30, Whitefield firefighters responded to a single car traffic accident on the Anderson Highway ramp to US 29 North. Upon arrival, two patients were observed to have been ejected from the vehicle. A Life Flight medical helicopter was summoned to the scene by EMS. Firefighters blocked US 29 North to provide a landing zone for the helicopter, and assisted EMS with patient care.

Responding units: Rescue 22, Engine 22, Brush 22


Structure Fire – Shelia Dr

On January 17, Whitefield and Piercetown firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire on Shelia Dr. Firefighters conducted an interior attack and brought the blaze under control within several minutes. The fire was contained to the garage. West Pelzer FD assisted with manpower and handled a separate grass fire nearby. No injuries were reported.

Responding units: Engine 22, Engine 22-1, Tanker 22, Rescue 22, Engine 13, Tanker 13 and Rescue 6.





Structure Fire Assist – Coker Circle

On June 15, Whitefield and Cheddar Fire Departments were dispatched for a structure fire on Coker Circle in Belton. Firefighters found a single-wide mobile home engulfed in flames upon arrival. The fire took about 15 minutes to bring under control.

Responding units: Engine 12-1, Engine 22, Engine 12, Tanker 22, Rescue 22, Tanker 12 and Rescue 12, Williamston EMS

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Commercial Structure Fire – Williamston Road

On January 28, Whitefield and Anderson City Fire Departments assisted Broadway Fire Department with a fire at a vacant commercial building on Williamston Rd. Engine 22-1 supplied Ladder 28 with a 1000 foot lay of five inch hose, while firefighters assisted with extinguishing the fire. Firefighters encountered extremely cold weather conditions along with snow and ice. Anderson County Emergency Services provided a heating station for staging personnel.

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