Colleton County Fire-Rescue
27/November/2019 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift
Incident # 19-08248 – A doublewide mobile home was
destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday 27-November at 12873 Round O
Road. A passerby reported to 9-1-1 at 01:08 that he could see flames off of
the roadway. Engine 9 arrived to find the structure fully involved with the
roof and most walls already burned away. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed two
handlines to extinguish the fire. Water supply was conducted with Tenders.
Crews had the bulk of the flames knocked down within 15 minutes, but were on
the scene for three hours performing overhaul. The building was vacant and
the fire was suspicious in origin. Firefighters contacted the SLED Arson
Unit to respond to assist with the investigation. Investigators were on the
scene until shortly after noon Wednesday sifting through debris to determine
a cause. The Sheriff’s Office is also assisting. Anyone with information
related to the cause of the fire are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at
(843) 549-2211, the SLED Arson Hotline at (800) 922-7766 or Fire-Rescue
Headquarters at (843) 539-1960.
Engine 9, Engine 19, Tender 9, Tender 19, Tender 27, Tender 32, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Chris Jones served as Incident Commander.
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