Colleton County Fire-Rescue


03/April/2017 Industrial Structural Fire B Shift

Incident # 17-02249 Quick action by employees at the Dayco Plant 938 Thunderbolt Drive, lessened the damage caused by a fire in the ceiling of an equipment room. At 18:00, on Monday 03-April during a thunderstorm, a lightning strike caused a fire in electrical wiring that spread to the wooden roof joists and insulation above an equipment room on the north side of the industrial complex. The employees used portal fire extinguishers to douse the flames and stop the spread of the fire. Firefighters removed ceiling tiles and smoldering insulation. Fire damage was minimal and contained to the area of origin. Crews were at the location for an hour.  

Engine 1, Engine 5, Engine 19, Engine 26, Ladder 19, Medic 26, Battalion 1, Car 109 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Scott Feather served as Incident Commander.