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8:35 am on Tuesday September 11, 2012

Photo of the Day: NMB Firefighters remember 9/11

Stacy Snellings A group of North Myrtle Beach Firefighters were spotted this morning walking the beach in full gear proudly waving American flags to honor those lost, including their brothers in arms on September 11th. 2001. The above photo was...
8:43 am on Tuesday April 10, 2012

St. John's Fire Department to Hold Community Day at Freshfields Village

Fire safety is much more than “stop, drop and roll,” and firefighters from the St. Johns Fire Department will be at Freshfields Village Saturday, April 14 as the St. John’s Fire Department Community Day educates the public on fire safety. Children...
5:00 am on Tuesday December 13, 2011

Port Royal house fire blamed on Christmas lights

Flickr user snacktime2007 A Port Royal house fire Sunday night likely started from exterior Christmas lights being connected to one outlet, causing an overload, Beaufort-Port Royal firefighters said. The blaze, on Prince William Drive, started about...
12:05 pm on Thursday October 6, 2011

Two house fires contained in Beaufort on Thursday morning

Submitted A scene from the Meritta Avenue fire. Two house fires back to back Thursday morning kept Beaufort-Port Royal firefighters busy. Though Beaufort Fire Chief Sammy Negron credited prompt action with preventing injuries and minimizing damage...
10:46 am on Sunday October 2, 2011

Water rescue near Pigeon Point attributed to 'heroic action'

Beaufort firefighters and police officers rescued a man and woman shrimping in the Beaufort River near Pigeon Point early Saturday when their boat began sinking – a rescue that possibly saved their lives. At 1:27 a.m. Saturday, the Beaufort-Port...
4:07 am on Wednesday September 14, 2011

Fire Engine 343 coming to Beaufort with steel from World Trade Center

Flickr user Arlington County FDNY Engine 343 On September 15, FDNY Engine 343 will travel from New York City to Beaufort carrying a special relic: a four foot piece of steel that was part of the superstructure of the World Trade Center prior to the...
7:00 am on Saturday May 7, 2011

Beaufort's new fire trucks hailed for a 6-figure savings

Image provided by Beaufort County Fire Department The Beaufort County fire department saved a reported $765,000 last year by implementing into their response systems a new fleet of smaller-sized, "all purpose" vehicles. Those vehicles cost $675,000...
3:11 am on Wednesday April 27, 2011

Baskin-Robbins offering up cheap ice cream today for firefighter cause

Image by Flickr user Through the Lens of Kimberly Gauthier Mmm. Tasty.It might not be free, but at just 31 cents a scoop, it's hard to say no. Baskin-Robbins will be offering up this cheap ice cream on Wednesday, April 27, to honor America's...
9:16 am on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Four firefighters arrested for drunken, disorderly conduct

Image by Benjamin Chinners, Anthony J. Driscoll, Anthony "Troy" Driscoll, George GreenFour Lowcountry firefighters partied a bit too hard during a 21st birthday celebration last weekend, and their inebriated actions landed them all in...
5:32 am on Friday October 29, 2010

Exchange Club of Beaufort names firefighters of the year

Flickr user paulbeattie WTOC has coverage of the Exchange Club of Beaufort awarding its annual Firefighter of the Year award. This year the award went to two Burton firefighters who saved a toddler from drowning. Check out the WTOC story here.