Colleton County Fire-Rescue
07/09/2012 – Structure Fire – “A” Shift
Incident – 12-03720 – A mid-afternoon fire destroyed a home located at 67 Freemen Lane, north of Round O Monday 9-July. The incident was reported at 11:57, when a motorist saw smoke coming from the home. Engine 9 arrived minutes later to find the singlewide mobile 50% involved with heavy smoke conditions. Firefighters deployed two 1-3/4 handlines quickly knocking down the bulk of the fire. Units remained on the scene for two hours performing overhaul. No one was at home when the fire occurred, however two dogs perished in the fire. The interior was completely gutted and the family lost everything inside the building. The Charleston Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting them. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Engine 9, Engine 11, Tender 5,
Tender 9, Tender 903, Tender 12, Tender 19, Medic 9, Medic 19, Battalion
1, Car 107, Car 118 and Car 119 responded. Lt. Jimmy Jacques served as
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