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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...
3:54 am on Saturday August 20, 2011

Company going after Beaufort for not selling fire truck

Flickr user Snapping Kurtle An Okatie company that is in the business of selling used fire trucks is suing the city of Beaufort for not selling its truck. That's according to The Island Packet. You can read more on it here.
11:14 am on Tuesday August 2, 2011

Water fight! Some in Beaufort at odds over sprinklers in new construction

Flickr user rport It appears developers of MidTown Square and the City of Beaufort have their hearts set on including sprinkler systems in the residential/commercial project bound for the Northwest Quadrant. At least that's the case according to...
6:11 pm on Wednesday April 13, 2011

What's with the smokey day in Beaufort? (update: prescribed burns?)

Updated 10 p.m. April 13: Word is the smoke we all saw today was the result of some prescribed burns undertaken by DHEC. We're waiting to see a press release from DHEC, but here's their website page describing prescribed burns. Reported April 13: We...
7:20 am on Tuesday October 27, 2009

Fire department boat destroyed in shop fire

Image by Flickr user NSW MaritimeImage by 20091027-fire.jpg A boat owned by the Beaufort Fire Department is one of two that burned in a fire at a repair shop. It doesn't get much more ironic than that.
4:07 pm on Friday August 1, 2008

Nine rescued at Isle of Palms beach

Isle of Palms firefighters helped nine swimmers back to shore after high tide and strong currents caught them by surprise, NBC News 2 reports: According to the fire department, (the swimmers) swam out to the sandbar at low tide. However, when the...