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Firefighters Find New Recruit During Winter Weather 

February 12th, 2014


 

Volunteers standing by for calls during the inclement weather took time to construct a new recruit.  Special thanks to Firefighter Charlie Chadwick.

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House Fire 220 Edgefield Road 

Nov. 27th, 2013


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After clearing up from a minor MVA on Interstate 85, Cowpens Engine 3 and Rescue 1 were alerted to a structure fire nearby.  Engine 3 arrived on scene to find a mobile home with heavy fire from the C side.  Engine 3 stretched a handline interior and forced the front door.  Crews worked to extinguish the fire while Rescue 1 competed a primary search.  Other responding units staffed RIT and water supply was established from a nursing tanker.  Crews extinguished the blaze in about 10 minutes and crews continued to operate for about and hour with overhaul.

Firefighter Charlie Chadwick Graduates Recruit School 

Nov. 22nd, 2013


 

 

We congradulate Charlie Chadwick on the successful completion of Firefighter Recruit School.  The recruit school is a long and ardguous program which takes a recruit with no training and certifies them thru Firefighter II.  The certification include: Firefighter II, Haz-mat Ops, Incident Command, Extrication, Rescuing the Rescuer, and others.  With this training Charlie is ready to respond to any of the needs that may arise in the community.  We congratulate him and thank him for his hard work and dedication to the department. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                        

 

 

Single Vehicle Rollover - One Trapped 

Nov. 18th, 2013


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In the early morning hours of Nov. 27th Cowpens was alerted to a vehicle accident with one trapped assisting Converse Fire Department.  Cowpens Rescue 1 arrived first and found one car down an embankment with one trapped inside.  Rescue 1 crews removed a portion of the roof to extricate the subject.  Converse Engine 1 setup a haul system for rapidly moving the patient up the embankment to the awaiting ambulance.  Crews operated on scene for approximately 45 minutes.