Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/03/2012 Structure Fire A Shift

Incident # 12-02970 An electrical fire originating from a over loaded power strip caused moderate damage to a home at 201 Grayson Street in the Green Park Subdivision. Fire-Rescue was notified of the fire at 09:20 Sunday morning 03-June. Car 118 arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the single story brick veneer structure. The homeowner was using a garden hose through a bedroom window in an attempt to control the flames. Engine 1 deployed two 1-3/4 handlines quickly extinguishing the remaining fire. Most of the heavy damage was confined to a front bedroom, however the remainder of the home suffered heat and smoke damage. There was no extension into the attic, but the room of origin suffered heavy fire damage. Firefighters used a PPV fan to force smoke from the residence. No injuries were reported in the incident. Fire units were on the scene for one hour.

Engine 1, Engine 24, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 1, Battalion 1 and Car 118 responded. Firefighter-Paramedic (Acting Battalion Chief) Brian Rowe served as Incident Commander.