Category Archives: Emergency Services

Single vehicle accident

An Anderson County deputy along with a state trooper work at the scene of an accident on Highway 143 Tuesday night. A pickup truck struck a guard rail near the intersection of I-85. Pelzer EMS along with Powdersville firefighters responded to the wreck. (Photo by David Rogers)

Propane leak – Beaverdam Baptist Church

A West Pelzer firefighter checks a propane leak Thursday night at Beaverdam Baptist Church near Williamston. A nearby resident reported the smell of propane. When firefighters arrived propane was coming out in liquid and gas form. The gas supplier was notified to respond. Gas had to be removed from inside the church by firefighters. (Photo by David Rogers)

Pedestrian struck – Rehobeth School Rd

Piedmont firefighters along with Greenville County EMS work at the scene after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. It happened on Rehobeth School Road near South Piedmont Highway. The woman pedestrian was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital by EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident

Powdersville firefighters await state troopers at the scene of an accident on SC 153 Monday night. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 143 (RiverRoad). Pelzer EMS responded but did not transport anyone. Traffic was slowed at the intersection until the wreckage was cleared. (Photo by David Rogers)

Vehicle strikes wall off Courtney Street

West Pelzer firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle accident Saturday morning. A sport utility vehicle struck a wall behind Pelzer Town Hall off Courtney Street. The driver was checked by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident – Smoak Road

Two people escaped serious injury Saturday night in a single vehicle accident. It happened on Smoak Road near Circle Road in Powdersville. The vehicle ran off the roadway and into a ditch. Pelzer EMS checked the occupants but did not transport. Powdersville firefighters also assisted EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Stolen car recovered – Pelzer

A suspect is taken into custody after a reported stolen car was spotted by police. The car was apparently stolen in West Pelzer Monday morning. The vehicle was seen Monday night and officers attempted to stop it. The driver did not stop before wrecking on Orr Street in Pelzer. He was taken into custody and was checked out by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Inspects motorcycle accident

SC State Trooper Westmoreland inspects a motorcycle after it collided with a vehicle Sunday night. The accident happened at the intersection of SC 86 and SC 81. Wren firefighters responded and assisted with patient care and traffic control. Pelzer EMS transported the motorcyclist to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Driver escapes serious injury – Cheddar Road

The driver of a car escaped serious injury after the car he was driving overturned on Cheddar Road Thursday night. The accident happened near Lollis Tabernacle Road. One lane of Cheddar Road was closed until the wreckage was cleared. Cheddar firefighters assisted with traffic control. Medshore Ambulance Service also responded to the call. (Photo by David Rogers)

Vehicle overturned – Cooley Bridge Road

A vehicle overturned on Cooley Bridge Road Wednesday evening near Kelly Road. The vehicle struck a fire hydrant breaking it off also. Greenville County EMS treated the occupant at the scene. Traffic was able to pass with one lane open. (Photo by David Rogers)

Father of five killed when truck crashes into home

Driver’s bail set at $30,000Antonia Jacinto, 41, was killed around 11:15 pm last Thursday (Feb. 24) when a truck crashed into the bedroom of his home at 221 Tripp Street and Whilden Drive in Williamston. Jacinto was pinned to the bed by the vehicle and died of traumatic head injury, according to Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore.

Fire destroys 200 year old house – Haynie Mill Rd.

Firefighters from multiple area fire departments assisted with a fire Saturday that destroyed a two-hundred year old home along with other buildings on Haynie Mill Rd. The fire apparently began as a field fire and quickly spread.

Wind driven fire damages home, outbuilding – Harper St.

A wind driven fire destroyed an outbuilding, a four wheeler, and damaged a mobile home Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from Cheddar, Williamston, West Pelzer, and Whitefield responded to the fire on Harper Street. Medshore Ambulance Service stood by until the fire was under control. There were no injuries. (Photo by David Rogers)

Cyclist injured – River Drive

A motorcyclist was injured in a wreck on River Drive Friday night. The driver apparently lost control of the bike near Byron Drive. Williamston firefighters along with Medshore Ambulance Service responded to the call. Williamston police department investigated the wreck. The driver was taken to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Woods fire – South Greenville

South Greenville firefighters battled a woods fire Saturday evening on Kelly Road near Ware Place. West Pelzer and Cheddar fire departments were called for assistance. When firefighters arrived the fire was topping the trees and headed toward several homes. Quick action by firefighters kept the structures safe. (Photo by David Rogers)

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