Colleton County Fire-Rescue


22/November/2013 – Mutual Aid to Structure Fire Yemassee FD – “A” Shift 

Incident # 13-006383 – Fire-Rescue responded as mutual aid to the Town of Yemassee Fire Department Friday evening 22-November. At 23:08, Yemassee requested a Tender to assist with a fire at Dixie Poly Drum located on Hill Road off of Yemassee Highway. The large plastics manufacturing facility was well involved. Two two-story buildings were heavily damaged in the fire. Shortly after the initial dispatch, they called back and requested Fire-Rescue’s Haz-Mat Team and additional Tenders. Firefighters from Hampton, Beaufort and Jasper Counties also responded. Fifteen Colleton Firefighters and nine fire units were on the scene for four hours.

Colleton units that responded were Engine 13, Tender 8, Tender 13, Tender 25, Tender 27, Medic 13, HazMat 19, Battalion 1 and Car 118.