Colleton County Fire-Rescue


23/July/2022 - Structure Fire - "A" Shift

Incident # 22-05719 - Two connected campers used as a residence, were destroyed in an evening structure fire, Saturday 23-July. The home was a large camper with a smaller one permanently attached to the end. At 20:27, a passerby noticed flames in the woods in the 1000 block of Keegan Dr. near Cromwell Ln. Upon investigating, the caller discovered the campers were well involved. Engine 19 arrived minutes later to find both campers were fully involved and one had already collapsed. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed two hand lines down a long driveway to the buildings and extinguished the remaining fire. Both were completely destroyed. No one was at home when the fire occurred. The dwelling had power and there were many items in the yard indicating the residence was occupied. Fire units were on the scene for two hours. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Engine 19, Engine 26, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 19, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 116 responded. Battalion Chief Scott O'Quinn served as Incident Commander. 

Photos by Harold Buzzell