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Single vehicle involved – I-85 at Hwy. 153

Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a single vehicle wreck on I-85 at SC 153. The driver of a vehicle attempting to enter I-85 from SC 153 lost control of the vehicle causing it to overturn. Pelzer EMS also responded. (Photo by David Rogers)

Truck accident – I85

Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a tractor trailer vs car wreck Saturday night. A tractor trailer and car collided on I-85 north of SC 153. Pelzer EMS also responded to the wreck. Northbound traffic was backed up until the wreckage was cleared. Both the car and tractor trailer had to be towed. (Photo by David Rogers)

One injured – Hwy. 153

One person was injured Wednesday night after three separate wrecks occurred on SC 153. Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS responded. One wreck involved three vehicles and one injury. The other two wrecks involved two vehicles each and no injuries. The wrecks were less than a quarter of a mile apart and caused a traffic snarl. (Photo by David Rogers)

Powdersville house heavily damaged by fire

Firefighters from four Anderson county fire departments work to extinguish a house fire in Powdersville onThursday night. The house in the Birch River Subdivision was heavily damaged by fire. Firefighters from Wren, Three and Twenty, and Piercetown assisted the Powdersville department. Pelzer EMS stood by as a precaution as firefighters fought the blaze. (Photo by David Rogers)

SUV overturned on I-85

Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of an accident on I-85 Thursday afternoon. An SUV overturned near the River Road exit after it was clipped by an 18 wheeler. The big rig did not stop. The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident – River Road

Powdersville firefights work at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Monday night. A Ford Mustang collided with a sport utility vehicle on River Road. Pelzer EMS also responded to the call. River Road traffic was detoured for more than an hour until the investigation was complete. (Photo by David Rogers)

No injuries – Hwy. 153

Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS work at the scene of an accident Saturday evening on Highway 153. A car was rear-ended by a pickup truck near the intersection of Affordable Homes Drive. No one was injured in the wreck. (Photo by David Rogers)

Driver arrested after crash – Old Pendleton Road

Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS personnel work at the scene of a single car accident on Old Pendleton Road Tuesday night. A PT Cruiser had previously wrecked in the vicinity of Old Pendleton Road and Sitton Hill. When emergency personnel arrived that vehicle had left the scene. Paramedics spotted the vehicle and began following it at a safe distance. The car ran off the right side of Old Pendleton Road, then crossed both lanes, and crashed into a ditch. The female driver was uninjured but placed under arrest by state troopers for suspicion of driving under the influence. (Photo by David Rogers)

Hit and run – Hwy. 81

Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a hit and run accident on Highway 81 Tuesday night. A car was struck by a pickup truck near Myers Lane. The truck then left the scene. The driver of the car was checked by Pelzer EMS at the scene. Troopers were looking for the truck. (Photo by David Rogers)

 

Search for parents

Toddler missing for almost two hours

Powdersville firefighter Rick Owings (l) and Pelzer EMS paramedic Kevin Adams search for the parents of a three year old. She was found wandering in a large Powdersville apartment complex Sunday morning by someone walking their dog. She sat patiently on a stretcher inside the ambulance. Deputies, paramedics, and firefighters went door to door in an attempt to locate her parents. The toddler was reunited with her grandmother after the grandmother realized she was missing. This was about an hour and a half after the toddler was found. The three year old’s mothers had dropped her off at the grandmothers earlier in the day. (Photo by David Rogers)

No injuries – Hwy. 81 Powdersville

Powdersville firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Highway 81 near Highway 153 on Wednesday night. Pelzer EMS also responded to the call but all parties involved refused treatment. One car caught on fire after the collision but was quickly extinguished by firefighters. (Photo by David Rogers)

Driver transported after truck strikes tree – Cooper Road

Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS personnel work at the scene of an accident on Cooper Road on Saturday morning (Jan 3). A pickup truck traveling south ran off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver was transported to Greenville Memorial Medical Center by Pelzer EMS. Just the week before a vehicle ran off the roadway in the same curve and broke a power pole and knocked down several signs. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident – Hwy. 81

Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident on Highway 81 at Tripp Road on Thursday (Jan. 1) afternoon. One car rear ended another. Pelzer EMS transported the injured to the hospital. Powdersville firefighters also assisted EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Truck tires catch fire – I-85

Powdersville firefighters extinguish the rear tractor tires of a tractor – tanker on I-85 on Saturday afternoon. The rear tires of the cab caught fire and the driver dropped the trailer and pulled the burning truck away. Traffic was slowed as emergency workers had two lanes closed south bound near River Road. Pelzer EMS stood by as a precaution as firefighters fought the blaze. The tanker was carrying latex. Anderson county Haz-Mat and also Wren firefighters were placed on standby.Photo by David Rogers)

No injuries – Hwy. 81

Powdersville firefighters along with Pelzer EMS paramedics collect information at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Highway 81 Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the wreck but one lane of Highway 81 was closed for nearly an hour until the wreckage was removed. (Photo by David Rogers)

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