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Ladson- On Saturday May 18, 2013, Berkeley County Communications dispatched Co. 1 Caromi and Co. 4 C&B for the reported house fire on Gailmoore Drive off of College Park Road- Initial report from the scene was heavy fire from the roof- While enroute Chief 101 requested the City of Goose Creek Fire Department Engine 2 for mutual aid. After an aggressive fire attack the fire was extinguished without incident. Photo’s submitted by Cody Linthicum and from a bystander.
Goose Creek- On Friday May 17, 2013 in the early morning hours, The City of Goose Creek Fire Department was dispatched to Delmont Drive in the Boulder Bluff subdivision for a reported house fire. Upon arrival of Engine-1 reports of a single family dwelling 50% involved with vehicles in the driveway on fire. All occupants with the exception of a family pet made it out safely. Units on scene: F-2, E-1, E-2, R-1, M-9, Goose Creek Rural Fire, Naval Weapons Fire, City of Goose Creek Police Department.
Update: 13:05- At a news conference held Monday afternoon, the deceased firefighter was identified as Stanley Wilson, a 28-year veteran firefighter. He is survived by his wife, two sons and mother. Dallas Fire-Rescue Chief Louie Bright, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, and Dallas City Manager Mary Suhm met Wilson’s family on Monday morning. “Our heart is broken for his family,” said Rawlings. Wilson graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 1980.
The last Dallas Fire-Rescue member to be killed on the job was Lt. Todd Krodle, who fell through the roof of an Oak Cliff apartment building while battling flames in August 2011. Krodle had been with Dallas Fire-Rescue for nearly 18 years.
BREAKING- It appears another tragic LODD in Dallas this morning- A police motorcade and firefighters have lined up outside the fire building- More as it becomes available.
DALLAS — WFAA.COM– About 150 firefighters are working together to clear debris in their search for a firefighter who went missing after using his radio to report he was trapped at about 5:30 a.m. Monday during a six-alarm blaze at a northeast Dallas condominium building.
The fire at the complex, located in the 2300 block of Abrams Road just north of LBJ Freeway, burned so intensely that firefighters had to call for six alarms, bringing additional manpower to the scene. A portion of the three-story building collapsed and the blaze destroyed at least 24 condos.
Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans confirmed that one firefighter went missing around after he was heard on the radio saying, “I’m trapped.”
On May 18, 2013 Berkeley County Communications reported a working house fire on Cherokee Drive in Sanaree- First units on scene reported heavy smoke from the garage. Units on scene- Company 4 C&B Fire, Company 2, Pine Ridge Fire, Company 1 Caromi Fire, Berkeley County EMS Medic 2. Chief 402 had the command. Photo’s submitted
On May 19, 2013 Williamsburg Co. FD- Eng-1, Eng-19 & Service 1 responded to an MVA on Hwy 527 (Sumter Hwy). First Fire Officer on scene confirmed entrapment with heavy fire involvement. Driver was DOA
The Awendaw District Fire Department is pleased to announce the delivery of a 2013 Pierce Saber chassis Engine , 1500 gpm pump, 1000 gallon water tank . Delivered by Spartan Fire and Emergency Apparatus out of Roebuck, South Carolina.