Tag Archives: Wren Fire Dept

Motorcycle accident

Wren firefighters along with Pelzer EMS personnel work at the scene of an accident Friday evening. A motorcycle collided with a Pelzer ambulance at the intersection of Highway 17 and SC 8/81. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital. The ambulance personnel were not injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Vehicles total loss – Hwy 86

Wren firefighters work at the scene of an accident on Wednesday afternoon. A pickup truck rear ended another vehicle on Highway 86 near Blythwood Drive. Both vehicles were a total loss but no one was injured. Traffic was backed up in both directions until the wreckage was cleared. (Photo by David Rogers)

I-85 accident

A pickup truck rear ended a tractor trailer Monday night on I-85 near the Highway 86 exit. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. The driver of the pickup walked away from the scene. Pelzer EMS and Wren fire department responded to the accident. (Photo by David Rogers)

Moore Road accident

Black ice may have been responsible for this accident on Moore Road on Sunday night. Wren firefighters closed off the road and asked for sand trucks. No one was injured in the wreck. The road was temporary closed between SC 81 and Roper Road. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident

Wren firefighters work to remove limbs from a tree as Pelzer EMS paramedics work with the injured of a single car accident. The car ran off I-85 north of SC 8. Two adults and a child were in the car.

Two injured – Hwy 81

A Wren firefighter collects information at the scene of a two vehicle an accident Thursday evening. A vehice rear ended another sending one driver and a child to the hospital. The accident happened on Highway 81 near Wren School Road. Pelzer EMS transported the injured. (Photo by David Rogers)

Car strikes pole – Hurricane Creek Rd.

A car struck a utility pole Friday night on Hurricane Creek Road and overturned. Wren firefighters and Pelzer EMS workers kept a safe distance from the scene awaiting power company workers. When the vehicle struck the pole, a water line was also broken, sending water across a parking lot. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle on his own. (Photo by David Rogers)

Pedestrian fatality – Hwy. 17

A seventy six year old man was struck and killed by a sixteen year old Tuesday morning. The accident happened on Highway 17 near Shiloh Road. Pelzer EMS and Wren firefighters responded to the call. Troopers are investigating the incident.

Former School Board member struck and killed by car Tuesday
By Stan Welch

A former Anderson District One School Board member, James Givens Carpenter was struck by a vehicle and killed early Tuesday morning, as he crossed Hwy. 17 in the Wren area. According to Deputy Coroner Don McKown, Carpenter died at the scene of multiple traumatic injuries.

Two vehicle accident

A Wren firefighter collects information at an accident on Friday afternoon. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 8 and the southbound entrance ramp to I-85. Pelzer EMS also responded but neither driver was injured. Traffic was backed up both east and west on Highway 8 for about a quarter mile each way. (Photo by David Rogers)

Cyclist injured

Wren firefighters await a state trooper to finish his investigation of a motorcycle accident on Saturday morning. The cyclist wrecked at the intersection of Highway 17 and Wren Road. He was transported to an area hospital by Pelzer EMS. (Photo by David Rogers)

Single vehicle accident – Moores Mill Rd.

SCHP reported the incident at 2:18pm at 132 Moores Mill Road in Anderson county.  A man driving his truck lost control and went down an embankment. He was taken to Greenville Memorial with serious injuries, according to officials at the scene. Wren Fire Dept and Pelzer EMS responded to the scene.


Extinguish ATV fire – Compton Drive

Cheddar firefighters work to extinguish a four wheeler fire on Tuesday evening on Compton Drive. When firefighters arrived the ATV was completely engulfed in flames. There were no injuries in the blaze. (Photo by David Rogers)

House fire – Blythwood Drive

Wren firefighters along with Pelzer EMS personnel survey the scene following a fire on Sunday afternoon on Blythwood Drive. Quick action prevented a major fire. The fire was contained to an exterior wall of the home. Powdersville firefighters also responded as a precaution. (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)

Car under tree – Elrod Road

Wren firefighters and Pelzer EMS paramedics work to remove two occupants of a car from under a tree on Elrod Road. The tree fell during a storm Thursday evening near Langston Road. The occupants were transported to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

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