Colleton County Fire-Rescue
21-November-2021 - Structure Fire - "B" Shift
Incident # 21-08362 - A Round O man was displaced after losing his home to an early morning fire in the 500 block of Rowe Lane, Sunday morning 21-November at 05:25. Engine 9 and Medic 9 arrived to find the small approx. 500 sq. ft building was fully involved and had already partially collapsed. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed one 1-3/4 handline 200 feet into the wooded area to reach the building. The fire spread to nearby materials next to the building. The man was asleep in the building when a neighbor woke him and let him know the building was on fire. The neighbor received burns to his feet and was transported to the Colleton Medical Center by Fire-Rescue Medic 9. Crews were on the scene for 1-1/2 hours performing overhaul. The fire appears to have started in the area of a wood building stove. The man lost all of his belongings. The Red Cross is assisting the man.
Engine 9, Engine 32, Tender 9, Tender 19, Tender 32, Medic 9, Battalion 1 and Car 112 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.
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