Colleton County Fire-Rescue


19/July/2020 – Structure Fire – “B” Shift

Incident # 20-04912 – A single family dwelling was destroyed in an afternoon fire at 169 Driggers Lane Sunday 19-July. At 16:52, 9-1-1 received a report of the structure fire with the caller advising the home was well involved. Engine 19 arrived  minutes later to find the single story wood structure fully involved. The roof collapsed shortly after the arrival of Fire-Rescue. The sole occupant was not in the building. Crews deployed two 1-3/4 handlines to combat the fire and had the bulk of the fire knocked down within 15 minutes. Firefighters were on the scene performing overhaul for two hours. Water supply was conducted with Tenders. The home was a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Engine 19, Engine 26, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Scott Feather served as Incident Commander.

Photos by Harold Buzzell