Colleton County Fire-Rescue
02-November-2020 - Structure Fire - "C" Shift
Incident # 20-07531 - A residential structure, a step van loaded with lumber and a small wooded area were burned Monday afternoon 02-November. At 16:30, 9-1-1 received multiple reports of the fire with callers advising the flames were coming from the roof. Battalion 1 arrived minutes later to find the single story wood frame dwelling approximately 50% involved. Power lines were down on one side of the building and a residential gas line was free burning, shooting flames into the air. Engine 1 used a deck gun to knockdown the flames while Firefighter-Paramedics deployed several hand lines to the building. A Stepvan loaded with lumber was also found fully involved in the backyard next to the building. Firefighters made entry through the front door and stopped the spread of the fire, salvaging about 40% of the home and some belongings. No one was injured during the incident and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Engine 1, Engine 19, Engine 26, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 1, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 102, Car 105, Car 107, Car 101 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Chris Jones served as Incident COmmander.
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