Colleton County Fire-Rescue


25/March/2019 Woods/Building Fire C Shift

Incident # 19-02008 An unattended yard debris fire spread to a neighbors yard destroying an outside storage building, an automobile and heavily damaging a second small storage unit Monday afternoon 25-March. The incident was reported at 16:53 behind 3565 Cooks Hill Road. Engine 1 set up on Cooks Hill Road, while Tender 1 accessed the fire from a residence on Barley Ct. The fire spread to a third property and burned approx. of an acre. One Forestry Tractor was requested and cut a line around the woods fire. Firefighters deployed two handlines to extinguish the fires in the storage buildings and the passenger car. Crews kept the fire from reaching a residence on the adjacent property. Units were on the scene for approximately 1-1/2 hours.

Engine 1, Engine 6, Engine 12, Brush 2, Tender 1, Battalion 1, Car 104, Car 107, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Scott Feather served as Incident Commander.

Photos by Harold Buzzell