Colleton County Fire-Rescue


Stations 3, 7, 18 and 23 responded to a structure fire at 16195 Bells Highway at 2126 Tuesday 16-March. Engine 18 and Medic 18 arrived to find an approximately 20 by 40 work shop fully involved with a vehicle also involved.  Firefighters deployed multiple handlines to combat the fire. Water supply was handled by Tender shuttle. The building and contents were destroyed which included a tractor, ATV and many shop items. The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical in nature. Three dogs also perished in the fire. Units were on the scene for several hours.

Engine 7, Engine 18, Engine 23, Tender 7, Tender 18, Tender 23, Squad 23, Medic 18 and Battalion 1 responded. Firefighter-Paramedic Trea Wright served as Incident Commander.