Tag Archives: Whitefield Fire Dept

Single vehicle accident – Dorchester Road

Whitefield firefighters work to clean debris from the roadway after a single vehicle accident on Dorchester Road Sunday morning. The driver of a sport utility vehicle ran off the right side of the road and struck a traffic control sign and then ran off the left side of the road and struck another. The vehicle then overturned and came to rest on its wheels on the right side of the road. No one was injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident

Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a two vehicle accident on Saturday morning. The accident happened at the intersection of Anderson Highway and Willingham Road. When the vehicles collided one left the roadway and came to rest on the sidewalk in front of a commercial building, narrowly missing the building. Medshore Ambulance Service also responded to the call. (Photo by David Rogers)

House fire – Ellison Lake Road

Firefighters prepare to extinguish a house fire Saturday night on Ellison Lake Road at Sweet Gum Circle. When firefighters arrived minutes after receiving the call flames were coming through the roof and other parts of the home. The elderly couple living there were able to get out on their own and were not injured. Whitefield, West Pelzer, and Piercetown firefighters responded to the call. Medshore Ambulance Service stood by as firefighters fought the blaze. (Photo by David Rogers)

Mulch fire off Hwy. 29

A water tanker from Whitefield Fire Department shuttles water to a mulch fire Sunday afternoon off Highway 29. Another tanker is leaving to go refill. At least ten Anderson county fire departments fought the fire for several hours and shuttled water to the stubborn fire. (Photo by David Rogers)

Two vehicle accident – Hwy. 29

Whitefield firefighters along with Medshore Ambulance Service personnel work at the scene of a two pickup truck accident on Saturday morning. The two trucks collided at the intersection of Highway 29 and Welcome Road. Both drivers were taken to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)


Apartment fire – West Pelzer

Whitefield and West Pelzer firefighters work at the scene of an apartment fire Saturday afternoon. The fire was quickly extinguished by first arriving firefighters with a garden hose. Firefighters removed smoke from the apartment. One person was treated at the scene by Medshore Ambulance Service. (Photo by David Rogers)


Beaverdam Road collision

A Medshore ambulance and car collided on Saturday afternoon on Beaverdam Road. The ambulance was responding to an emergency call when it happened. Both drivers and a passenger in the car were taken to an area hospital following the accident. Whitefield firefighters assisted EMS at the scene with patient care. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident – Welcome Road

Whitefield firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident on Welcome Road Sunday morning. A car was traveling east on Welcome Road when it left the roadway and overturned. The driver was checked at the scene by Pelzer EMS but was not transported. (Photo by David Rogers)

Field fire burns about an acre

Whitefield firefighters wet down hot spots after a field fire Tuesday afternoon. The fire burned about an acre off Broadway School Road. Little and no rainfall has prompted an increase of grass and field fires recently. (Photo by David Rogers)

Firefighters work to remove tree – Midway Road

Whitefield firefighters work to remove a tree from Midway Road on Thursday night after a line of thunderstorms moved through the area. More than half of Anderson county’s twenty-seven fire departments were called out over a couple of hours time period on weather related calls. (Photo by David Rogers)

Woman rescued from burning home

Whitefield and Hopewell firefighters work at the scene of a house fire Thursday evening on Pineland Meadows Road. Whitefield firefighter Michael Ryan was passing by the home on his way to the store when he spotted smoke. As he was preparing to report the fire they were dispatching his fire department and saying entrapment. He pulled up in the driveway of the home, put his fire gear on, and entered the burning home searching for the occupant. Once he made his way to the bedroom he discovered a fire in there but went in searching where he found a woman in the closet. He pulled her to safety and EMS rushed her to AnMed Health. The fire was quickly extinguished. Other family members made it out safely. (Photo by David Rogers)

Kitchen fire – Breazeale Drive

A Whitefield firefighter brings a burning container out of a house following a kitchen fire on Sunday morning on Breazeale Drive. The fire apparently started in a fryer. The fire was kept to a minimum but the kitchen suffered heat and smoke damage. The homes occupant was checked at the scene by Medshore Ambulance Service personnel for minor burns. (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)

Woman cut from wreckage – Old Williamston Road

One person was injured in an accident on Old Williamston Road near Brooks Road on Tuesday afternoon. It is unclear but two vehicles may have been involved. A woman had to be cut from the wreckage of her vehicle by Whitefield firefighters. She was pinned inside the wreckage for about half an hour. She was rushed to an area hospital by EMS. Old Williamston Road was closed for about an hour as emergency personnel worked. (Photo by David Rogers)

Firefighters enter burning house – Coker Circle

Firefighters prepare to enter a burning house on Coker Circle on Sunday afternoon. Smoke was coming from the rear of the home when firefighters arrived. Cheddar, Whitefield, and Williamston firefighters responded. The fire was contained to the kitchen. Medshore Ambulance personnel stood by as a precaution. (Photo by David Rogers)


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