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So ends the first edition of ‘Riding with CRFD’!

We thank 1st Shift Battalion Chief Kareem Spain and the crew of Engine 24-1st Shift for allowing us to ride along today & for feeding us!

We’ll be back with more virtual ride alongs in the coming weeks!


Our last ride of the day with Engine 24-1st Shift —- responding to a medical call.

Patient was treated on scene by our firefighters then packaged and transported by @RichlandSC EMS.

Engine 24 on scene of a 3-car motor vehicle accident on I-20 eastbound near the Clemson Rd exit.
Patients being assessed at this time. Ladder 14 also providing assistance.
A REMINDER to please be on the lookout for our firefighters while we’re on highway scenes like this! 🚒

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