Colleton County Fire-Rescue


12/April/2019 Structure Fire C Shift 

Incident # 19-02496 Firefighters saved a portion of the structure at 443 Smokey Bear Lane  Friday afternoon 12-April. At 15:14, 9-1-1 received a call from a female inside the building advising the structure was on fire. Firefighter arrived minutes later to find moderate smoke coming from the building and flames visible from a window. The metal building was contained a garage and residential living area. The fire appeared to have started in a utility room of the garage area. Crews deployed two 1-3/4 handlines and made entry through the front door. They made an aggressive attack and quickly gained control of the fire saving most of the living area. The garage portion suffered heavy damage. No injuries were reported during the incident. Firefighters were on the scene for four hours. Water supply was handled with Tenders. The fire appears to have originated in an electrical appliance.  

Engine 4, Engine 10, Engine 18, Tender 4, Tender 7, Tender 15, Tender 23, Tender 18, Tender 29, Medic 7, Medic 18, Battalion 1 and Car 107 responded. Firefighter-Paramedic Brandon Broach served as Incident Commander.