Tag Archives: wren fire department

One injured – River Road

Wren firefighters responded to a vehicle crash Friday morning (June 2) on River Road in Piedmont. A Honda Accord was traveling north when it ran off the road and flipped over after running into a ditch. Pelzer EMS transported one person to the hospital with minor injuries. Traffic was reduced to one lane while crews were on scene. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. (Photo courtesy Codie Sloan)

Powdersville Apartment Fire

Powdersville, Wren, West Pelzer, and Three and Twenty firefighters responded to an apartment fire at Heritage Trace Apartments off Highway 153 in Powdersville just before 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning, June 1. Pelzer EMS also responded. According to Powdersville Fire Chief the fire was contained to one building and no one was hurt or injured. The fire was in the roof and the roof collapsed. Eight apartments are in the unit that caught fire which remains under investigation. The Red Cross was on scene working with apartment complex management to move residents who were affected by the fire.

Several vehicles involved – I85 & Hwy. 86

The Wren Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle crash Sunday on I-85 North at Hwy 86. The accident happened around 12:50 pm. A Ford pickup truck was turned on its passenger side against the center wall. There was significant damage to the drivers side of the truck, and other vehicles involved. Left lanes of I-85 North were blocked while crews were on scene. One person was taken to the hospital with injuries by Pelzer EMS. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. (Photo courtesy Codie Sloan)

Inspects motorcycle accident

SC State Trooper Westmoreland inspects a motorcycle after it collided with a vehicle Sunday night. The accident happened at the intersection of SC 86 and SC 81. Wren firefighters responded and assisted with patient care and traffic control. Pelzer EMS transported the motorcyclist to an area hospital. (Photo by David Rogers)

Strikes culvert and mailbox – Hwy. 86

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident on Thursday night. The car ran off Highway 86 and struck a culvert and mailbox. The driver was checked by Pelzer EMS. This was one of several accidents that have happened along this stretch of Highway 86 near Cool Meadow Drive. (Photo by David Rogers)

Motorcycle hits ambulance – Hwy. 8 & 81

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)

No injuries – 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)

Tractor Trailer rear ended on I85

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 wreck. (Photo by David Rogers)


Direct traffic – Hwy. 86 & I-85

Wren firefighters direct traffic around the scene of a two vehicle accident on Saturday night (Jan 21). A car and sport utility vehicle collided at the intersection of Highway 86 and I-85. (Photo by David Rogers)

No injuries – Old River Road

Wren firefighters work at the scene of a single car accident Saturday night on Old  River Road. The driver was uninsured after the car he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Pelzer EMS responded but did not transport. (Photo by David Rogers)

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