Colleton County Fire-Rescue


04/March/2017 Structure and Woods Fire B Shift

Incident # 17-01454 Windy and dry conditions continued to contribute to fast spreading woods fires over the weekend despite Red Flag conditions issued by the State Forestry Commission. County and State Forestry Commission Firefighters were busy most of the day Saturday with woods and grass fires throughout the county. One control fire in the 2000 block of Hickory Hill Road reignited and spread to a barn on the property Saturday evening. The building was fully involved when Firefighters arrived and most of the building had already collapsed. Crews deployed multiple handlines to extinguish the remains of the building and woods fire. Units were on the scene for 1-1/2 hours.

Engine 2, Engine 6, Tender 1, Tender 2, Tender 6, Tender 22, Tender 25, Medic 6, Medic 13, Battalion 1, Car 109 and Car 118 responded.