S.C. firefighter charged with DUI after flipping a fire truck

Firefighters consider a good deal of satisfaction in washing and sharpening their automobiles, not wrecking them. But a South Carolina volunteer firefighter has been charged with driving under the affect just after he managed to flip his community’s fire truck.

This is the form of matter ordinarily attributed to Florida gentleman — but South Carolina is only a state away.

The crash happened in small Starr, S.C., a crossroads south of Greenville close to the Savannah River. Starr’s inhabitants is under 200, so this is likely the largest point to come about there in many years. According to Fox Carolina, the firefighter was responding to a phone — despite the fact that the Associated Push and other South Carolina retailers say that’s unclear. The South Carolina Freeway Patrol says there was a person other human being aboard the hearth motor when it ran off the street, strike a culvert and highway indicator, and overturned.

A neighbor instructed WSPA-Tv the crash took place on a extend of highway where dashing is a trouble, and from the wreckage it appears to be like like velocity was a variable.

Troopers say the driver was handled for insignificant injuries and was jailed. But no other injuries were being claimed.

The fireplace truck, even so, was totaled. And small towns remaining what they are, the driver may be a prolonged time residing it down.