Colleton County Fire-Rescue


27/January/2013 Structure Fire B Shift

Incident # 13-00506 A grass fire spread to a structure at 11365 Cottageville Highway Sunday afternoon 27-January at 16:02. Engine 9 and Medic 9 arrived to find the small wooden building fully involved, endangering two other structures. Firefighters deployed two 1-3/4 handlines to protect the exposures and knocked down most of the fire in the building utilizing the deck gun. Several LP tanks were near the building. Those were cooled with handlines as well. Crews were on the scene for nearly two hours performing overhaul and extinguishing the grass fire. The other buildings were not damaged.

Engine 9, Engine 11, Tender 2, Tender 9, Tender 19, Tender 903, Medic 9 and Battalion 1 responded. Captain Dewayne Jacques served as Incident Commander.