Colleton County Fire-Rescue


04/March/2024 - Structure Fire - "B" Shift

Incident # 24-01742 - Fire-Rescue responded to a second suspicious building fire over the weekend in the 800 block of Poplar Street at 04:33 Monday morning 04-March. A passerby reported the fire to 9-1-1. Engine 19 arrived to find the singlewide mobile home fully involved and over half of the roof had already collapsed. The home was not occupied. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed two handlines to the building to extinguish the fire. Water supply was conducted with Tenders. The home was destroyed. The cause of the fire was determined to be suspicious in nature. Anyone with information concerning the fire is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (843) 549-2211, the SLED Arson Hotline at (800) 922-7766 or Fire-Rescue Headquarters at (843) 539-1960.

Engine 19, Engine 27, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Medic 1, Medic 19, Battalion 1 and Car 111 responded. Battalion Chief Brent Dalton served as Incident Commander.