Colleton County Fire-Rescue
30/January/2013 – Structure
Fire – “B” Shift
Incident # 13-00561- An
unattended grass fire destroyed an unoccupied home on Hoover Lane near
Lowcountry Highway at 15:06 Wednesday afternoon 30-Janaury. Firefighters
were sent to the intersection after someone reported a house on fire near
that location. Engine 7 arrived eight minutes later to find the wooden
building completely burned down. Firefighters had some access problems due
to the overgrown roadway, but deployed several handlines from Engine 7 to
extinguish the grass fire and the remains of the building. Engine 18
deployed several handlines to protect two other buildings from the rapidly
moving grass fire. Water supply was conducted with Tenders and
firefighters were on the scene for two hours. No one could provide any
information regarding the fire. Fire-Rescue Investigators and the
Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the incident.
Engine 7, Engine 18, Tender 7,
Tender 17, Tender 18, Battalion 1, Medic 18, Car 119 responded.
Firefighter-EMT Jeff Laney served as Incident Commander.
Photos by Harold Buzzell
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