1 hour ago
Due to ongoing adverse weather and poor conditions along our rural parade route, the parade is cancelled for 2018 ... See MoreSee Less
Cindy Marcengill Rogers
Everyone looks like they are sooooo excited with their MRE
1 day ago
Ever thought about how the water is supplied to fight a fire? Most fire engines across our county carry 1000 gallons of water to fight a fire. Many times, more than that is needed to control and extinguish the flame. When more is needed our team has two choices; haul it via water tankers from remote sources or connect hose to nearby hydrants to supply the engines. In the video, an engine is laying its supply line forward to prepare to supplied from a local hydrant. While this was only for training, “dropping a line” is a common tactic used in fire suppression. ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services added 3 new photos.
2 days ago
Good job to A-shift and daytime team members for jumping on and knocking out several thousand feet of supply line in annual testing today! ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services shared Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s post.
5 days ago
As of 6:05 this morning, Blue Ridge Electric had 4,396 members without power. Fresh crews from Aiken, Berkeley,Black River, and Mid-Carolina Electric have arrived and have joined those already in the field working to address the remaining outages. The crews are equipped to work in the current rainy conditions and will work to make progress in clearing up the the remaining outages on the Blue Ridge system. Call 888-BLUERIDGE or use the mobile app to report your outage. We appreciate your continued patience as we work through some heavy storm damage. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for your help. Be safe.
6 days ago
Good job to everyone who has worked hard since Thursday to both prepare for and respond to #winterstormdiego. The last 18 hours have been especially cold, wet and tiresome. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for all the time, effort, and everything else you do for all of us to stay safe!
Thank you guys for everything you do
All of you, no matter what your job, behind the scenes or front lines, YOU'RE AWESOME!
thankfully I had two days off so i slept
Oconee County Emergency Services shared US National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC's photo.
7 days ago
4pm Saturday Update: It's starting! Lots of reports of snow across NC & even into Upstate SC. Here's our updated snow/ice forecasts. Preparations should be COMPLETE! Stay safe, & let us know what you're getting/how much. #ncwx #scwx #gawx #wncwx #cltwx #gspwx #avlwx ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services added 8 new photos.
1 week ago
Good job to B-Shift and others who braved the rain and chilly temps complete a training burn this morning. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank all of you for your service.
Great job guys
Thank you all for your service
Thank you! I live right across the street I thought I heard a ruckus today.
Oconee County Emergency Services shared US National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC's post.
1 week ago
9pm Friday Update: the Winter Storm Warning remains unchanged, but a Winter Storm Watch has been *added* to portions of NE GA/Upstate (confidence increasing in some impacts). For now, overall snow/ice accumulations remain unchanged, but as mentioned before we will take another hard look at new data overnight and will refine amounts accordingly. #ncwx #scwx #gawx #wncwx #cltwx #avlwx #gspwx ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
The Fair Play Fire Dept. Parade has been rescheduled for Dec 15 2018 @ 1pm for safety precautions due to the weather forecast for this weekend. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see everyone on the 15th. ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services shared School District of Oconee County's post.
1 week ago
As inclement weather approaches, this memo is being shared as a reminder of SDOC inclement weather procedures.
Announcements of a decision to delay or cancel school will be made between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. through the following outlets:
*SDOC & school websites
*School Messenger Call System
*Local TV (WYFF 4, WSPA 7, WHNS 21)
*Facebook - School District of Oconee County
As a school district with several district-wide programs, it is best for the operation of the district to delay or cancel school for all locations even if inclement weather is only affecting parts of the county. ... See MoreSee Less
Tina Bowman Long
Oconee County Emergency Services added 107 new photos.
2 weeks ago
Thank you to everyone who came out in the rain to celebrate the dedication and accomplishments of all our volunteer and career team members. Congratulations to our award winners for this year-
David Nabors- Medical Responder of the Year
Brian Duncan - Firefighter of the Year
Brady Norris- Officer of the Year
We appreciate the generosity of Lift-Tek, Blue Ridge Electric, Oconee State Park and Oconee Parks Recreation and Tourism in support of the event. ... See MoreSee Less
Congrats to all of you! Thanks for all y'all do
Congrats to all who received awards! Never let go of the hose!
Oconee County Emergency Services shared Oconee County Chamber of Commerce's album.
2 weeks ago
The holiday window challenge in Walhalla is on! Choose your favorite and like it to vote! Share, follow and comment is even better! You have until December 13 to vote. GO! And, Merry Christmas! ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services added 2 new photos.
2 weeks ago
BOX 202- E2 ON SCENE OF A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE WITH FIRE SHOWING FROM THE FRONT. INTERIOR OPS WITH TANKER SHUTTLE FOR SUPPLY. TWO OCCUPANTS TREATED BY EMS. RED CROSS ASSISTING. S/C FIRE INVESTIGATIONS.
Salem Fire & Rescue
Pickett Post Fire
Keowee Ebenezer Fire
West Union Fire
Oconee Sheriff’s Office
Fire Investigations ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services shared Walhalla Police Department's post.
3 weeks ago
Join us for Christmas cookies 4-5. Parade starts at 5pm. ... See MoreSee Less
Oconee County Emergency Services shared SC Firefighter Recruitment and Retention's Your Volunteer Fire Department is Looking for Firefighters, Support Team Members.
3 weeks ago
SC Firefighter Recruitment and Retention
Commitment. Integrity. Courage. Do you have what it takes to be the best you in your community? Learn about joining the volunteer fire service today at firedept.link/scvolunteernow ... See MoreSee Less
4 weeks ago
Please take a look at the video below and see if you can help the Walhalla Police Department stop this individual before they can cause more damage or harm someone.
If you have any information on this arson please call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Information received that results in an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward.
Walhalla Police Department
We are seeking the help of the public in identifying a subject in reference to an Arson that occurred at DSS in Oconee County.
At 5:01 am on November 11th, a subject used mason jars filled with an accelerate to set fire to the side of the DSS building at the employee entrance. The fire extinguished itself and no one was injured in the incident. Below are photos from the incident and a video obtained from the surveillance video.
If you have any information on this arson please call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Information received that results in an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward. ... See MoreSee Less
They need to leave The kids along sorry but some of the kids don't need to be taking away and some do but who's to say they are not god