Colleton County Fire-Rescue
06/April/2020 – Structure Fire – “C” Shift
Incident # 20-02307 – A fire in the utility room caused
moderate damage to a residential structure in the 700 block of Jedidiah Way
Monday 06-April. At 13:01 Fire-Rescue was notified of the incident. Engine 9
arrived to find light smoke coming from the doublewide mobile home. Crews
made entry through the front door with one 1-3/4 handline and quickly doused
the fire behind the dryer. The fire burned the floor and wall in the utility
room and also damaged the dryer. The residents were able to remain in the
building after the fire was extinguished. The fire appears to have started
in the lint trap and spread to the floor and wall. Crews used a PPV fan to
evacuate smoke from the home.
Engine 9, Engine 19, Tender 5, Tender 9, Tender 19, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Chris Jones served as Incident Commander.
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