Colleton County Fire-Rescue


04/September/2023 - Structure Fire - "A" Shift

Incident # 23-06751 - County Firefighters saved a Bowman Ln residence following a kitchen fire that damaged the home Monday evening 04-September. At 21:36 a passing motorist saw flames coming from the home and alerted 9-1-1. Engine 6 arrived to find flames visible from the roof and heavy smoke conditions in the neighborhood. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed multiple handlines to the building and made entry through the front door. They were able to contain the fire to the area of the kitchen. The fire appears to have started near the stove and extended into the attic space burning through the roof above the kitchen. Crews had to pull the ceiling in the kitchen to reach the flames. Most personal belongings were saved. No one was at home when the fire occurred and no injuries were reported. Fire-Rescue units were on the scene for three hours. 

Engine 1, Engine 6, Tender 2, Tender 6, Tender 19, Tender 22, Medic 1, Medic 6, Battalion 1 and Car 111 responded. Captain Joseph Holmes served as Incident Commander.