Colleton County Fire-Rescue


06/April/2014 Structure Fire A Shift

Incident # 14-02042 A one story workshop was heavily damaged in a mid-afternoon fire at 210 Oxford Road, Sunday 06-April. Several callers reported the fire at 17:14. Responding firefighters could see a column of thick black smoke from two miles away. First arriving units found a single story wood frame shop with an attached awning well involved. A second wooden structure near the building was also smoking. Firefighters deployed multiple handlines, initially protecting the second building, until additional crews began attacking the well involved structure. Units quickly knocked down the fire, but were on the scene for several hours performing overhaul. Water supply was handled with a Tender shuttle. The cause is believed to have been electrical in nature.

Engine 19, Engine 26, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 19, Medic 26 and Battalion 1 responded. Battalion Chief Dan Barb served as Incident Commander.