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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)

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)

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)

Woods fire – Ridgecrest Way

A Whitefield firefighter works to extinguish a woods fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters from Whitefield, Cheddar, and West Pelzer fought the blaze on Ridgecrest Way. The fire was contained and did not spread to any nearby homes. (Photo by David Rogers)

One injured – Hwy. 247

Cheddar firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle accident Tuesday night. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 247 and Calhoun Road. The road was closed until some of the debris from the wreck could be cleared. One person was transported to AnMed by ambulance. (Photo by David Rogers)

Mobile Home destroyed – Cheddar

Firefighters work to extinguish a mobile home fire early Sunday morning. When firefighters arrived flames were coming from the roof, windows, and doors of the home. Cheddar firefighters assisted by West Pelzer and Williamston fought the blaze for about fifteen minutes before brining it under control. Medshore Ambulance Service stood by until firefighters had the fire under control. The occupant of the home escaped safely. (Photo by David Rogers)

Dozer fire – Cheddar

Cheddar firefighters gather information after a bulldozer caught fire Monday evening. The dozer was pushing brush when a hydraulic line broke spraying fluid and igniting. The operator was uninjured and was able to extinguish it with a fire extinguisher. (Photo by David Rogers)

Accident with injuries – Hwy. 20 Cheddar

Cheddar firefighters work to free the injured from a van after a near head on collision Wednesday afternoon. A van and pickup truck collided on SC 20 north of Garren Road. SC 20 was closed for more than an hour as troopers investigated. The injured were taken to AnMed Health. (Photo by David Rogers)

Structure fire – South Hamilton

Firefighters from Cheddar Fire Department, West Pelzer Fire Department and Whitefield Fire Department responded to a structure fire on South Hamilton St. Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. The fire was brought under control quickly however the house suffered extensive smoke damage. MedShore Ambulance Service also responded.


Tanker overturns in Belton

Belton and Cheddar firefighters work at the scene of an overturned gasoline tanker Sunday morning. The truck struck a concrete wall on North Main Street in Belton before overturning. Several hundred gallons of gasoline was on board the tanker. The tank ripped open on the rear and spilled gas onto the road. (Photo by David Rogers)

Driver swerves to miss animal – Wesley Ellison Rd.

A Cheddar firefighter stands beside a car following an accident on Wesley Ellison Road Friday night. The driver of the car apparently swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway and struck a tree. She was taken to AnMed Health by Williamston EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Mobile home fire extinguished

A Williamston firefighter prepares to enter a mobile home on Longview Drive to extinguish a small fire with a garden hose Monday. The fire, which was just inside the back door, was quickly contained and extinguished before the first truck arrived. Cheddar and West Pelzer were dispatched as was Williamston firefighters. Williamston EMS stood by at the scene until firefighters had the fire extinguished and smoke removed from the home. (Photo by David Rogers)

Pelzer fire

West Pelzer firefighters work to extinquish a house fire on Guy St. in Pelzer Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m. The house appeared to be heavily damaged by the fire. Cheddar and Whitefield fire departments, along with Pelzer EMS also responded.

Cheddar Fire Dept. offers 911 address signs

When answering calls, Emergency Responders and others rely heavily on highly visible 911 Address Signs to help them locate your house more quickly in the event of an emergency situation.  Being committed to your safety, the Cheddar Fire Department is now taking orders for these signs. “Having them displayed throughout the community provides the fastest service and response time possible to you and your neighbors when in need,” a fire department spokesperson said.

Langley St. fire

West Pelzer firefighters responded to a house fire on Langley St. in Pelzer last week. West Pelzer, Cheddar, Wren and Williamston Fire Departments and Pelzer EMS also responded to the fire.

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