Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 2, 9, 11 and 19 responded to a structure fire at 10793 Cottageville Highway at 1026, Tuesday 12-Janaury. The fire occurred in a greenhouse at Harry’s Greenhouses, a nursery located in the center of Cottageville. Engine 9 arrived to find moderate smoke conditions, however the greenhouse was a steel framed structure covered in plastic sheeting. The fire possibly originated near a heating unit, igniting several wooden tables, which spread to the plastic covering. Firefighters had the fire under control within minutes using one 1-3/4 handline. Several of the wooden tables and plants were destroyed in the fire. Other responding fire units were canceled. Station 9 units remained on the scene for 40 minutes performing overhaul.

Engine 9, Engine 19, Tender 2, Tender 9, Tender 19, Medic 9 and Battalion 1 responded. Lt. Joseph Campbell served as Incident Commander.