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Hit and run – Hwy. 20

West Pelzer firefighters along with Pelzer EMS work at the scene of a hit and run Monday night. Reportedly a pickup truck and moped collided on Highway 20 near Highway 8 and the truck left the scene. The driver of the moped was not seriously injured. (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)

Motorcycle fatality – Hwy. 29

West Pelzer firefighters survey the scene of a wreck on US 29 near Moores Mill Road late Saturday night. Shane Matthew Goodwin, 47, of Pelzer died after his motorcycle was struck from the rear by a car. The cycle lodged into the front of the car and Goodwin was ejected onto the hood of the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman. Pelzer EMS also responded to the wreck. (Photo by David Rogers)

Hwy. 20 fatality

Pelzer EMS along with firefighters from West Pelzer and Piedmont work to remove the injured driver of a pickup truck incolved in a collision with a car near the intersection of SC hwy. 20 (Piedmont Hwy.) and Rehoboth Road around 6:30 am Tuesday monring. The driver of the car, Michael Poole, 67, or Pelzer, died from blunt force trauma according to Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans. (Photo by David Rogers)

Hay on roadway catches fire

Three area fire departments responded to a fire on Welcome Road near Hwy. 29 Tuesday in which everal large hay bales were being moved, fell onto the roadway and caught fire. Welcome Road was closed for several hours. Whitefield Fire Department, West Pelzer Fire Department and Piercetown Fire Department responded.

Wind drives local field fire – West Georgia Road

A large woods and field fire, fueled by moderate winds kept firefighters busy Saturday afternoon off West Georgia Road Saturday. The fire began after a car struck a pole breaking it and causing power lines to fall. Piedmont and West Pelzer assisted South Greenville firefighters. (Photo by David Rogers)

House fire under investigation – Irby Road

Firefighters from three departments battle a house fire Tuesday night on Highway 81 near Irby Road. When Piercetown firefighters arrived two minutes after receiving the call flames were coming from the roof of the home. The occupant had made it out of the burning home. Three and Twenty and West Pelzer firefighters assisted in extinguishing the fire. Pelzer EMS also responded to the call. A fire investigator was called to determine the cause of the blaze. (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)

Moped hits deer – Ballard Road

West Pelzer firefighters inspect a moped after it collided with a deer early Tuesday morning. The moped was traveling on Ballard Road off Highway 8 when it struck a deer. The driver was taken to an area hospital by Pelzer EMS. (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)

Two injured – Hwy. 29

Two people were injured in a rear end collision Saturday afternoon on Highway 29 near Ballard Road. A vehicle was waiting to make a turn when it was struck in the rear. Both drivers were taken to the hospital by Medshore Ambulance Service. West Pelzer firefighters also assisted EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Three injured – Hwy. 8

Pelzer EMS along with Medshore Ambulance Service personnel work at the scene of a Saturday morning wreck. A car and truck collided at the intersection of Highway 8 and Robinwood Circle. Two occupants of the truck and a passenger in the car were taken to the hospital. West Pelzer firefighters assisted with patient care and traffic control. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle – Old River Road

West Pelzer firefighters await state troopers after a single vehicle accident on Saturday night on Old River Road. Firefighters had to free the driver from the overturned truck. She was checked at the scene by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Smoldering fire claims life of Williamston man – Pamela Drive

A Whitefield firefighter makes his way to the front door of a home on Pamela Drive  on Thursday evening where a smoldering fire claimed the life of forty eight year old Johnny Dale Martin. According to Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore, Martin’s girlfriend stopped at the house, found it filled with smoke and attempted to pull Martin to safety but was unable. Another person helped her get him out of the house. He was rushed to AnMed Health by Medshore Ambulance Service where he died, Shore said. Martin lived with his parents who were out of town at the time. The fire had apparently smoldered itself out according to Shore. The house had some fire damage and considerable smoke damage, officials said. Investigators believe the fire started in the kitchen but are still investigating. Whitefield and West Pelzer fire departments responded to the fire. (Photo by David Rogers)

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