COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Over 150 firefighters from up and down the east coast were in Colleton County over the weekend to participate in the 2nd Annual Lowcountry Fire and EMS Weekend.
Hosted by Colleton County Fire-Rescue, the November 1-2 event was packed with training courses designed to show fire and EMS officials what goes in to each other's jobs as a way to build their working relationship.
The training included classroom work, as well as hands on exercises. Classes were held at four locations throughout Colleton County, with top instructors from around the country on hand leading the way.
While most of the participants in this years Lowcountry Fire and EMS Weekend were from South Carolina and Georgia, official say some traveled from as far as Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.