Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 19,26,1 and 5 responded to a structure fire in the 1200 block of Jefferies Highway in Walterboro, Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 16:05 hours.  Engine 19 arrived in five minutes to find a fully involved shed that was being used for storage and had already collapsed  Firefighters deployed one 1-3/4" handline and a booster line to extinguish the structure and confine the fire.  Firefighters prevented the fire from reaching any other structures or the nearby woods.  The fire was reportedly ignited by unattended burning.  The South Carolina Forestry Commission responded to continue the investigation.  There were no injuries.

Engine 19, Tender 19, Medic 19, Tender 26, Tender 1, Engine 1, Truck 11, and Truck 111 responded.  Firefighter/EMT Bryon Martinson served as Incident Commander.