Colleton County Fire-Rescue


07/04/2019 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift

Incident # 19-04619 – At 04:08 Thursday morning 04-July, Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a work shop on fire at 1075 Burlington Road. Engine 19 arrived to find a 50 x 20 metal building approximately 50% involved, with flames coming through the roof and several windows. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed multiple handlines to the building and cut away a portion of a garage door to access the interior of the building. Several tanks of compressed oxygen and acetylene where in the building requiring crews to monitor the air quality levels. The interior of the building was gutted and most of the items, including tools and equipment were lost. Two nearby storage buildings were protected and saved and a nearby mobile home was not damaged. The cause of the fire in under investigation and no foul play is suspected.

Engine 5, Engine 19, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1 and Car 105 responded. Battalion Chief Scott O’Quinn served as Incident Commander.

Photos by Harold Buzzell