Fire Destroys Multiple Vehicles in Cottageville


Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire on Lotus Ct. near Cottageville. 9-1-1 was call after a neighbor heard an explosion and could see flames through the woods. Upon arrival to the scene, first responders found a singlewide mobile home approximately 70% involved, two campers that were well involved and four vehicles next to the mobile home on fire. Firefighter-Paramedics deployed multiple handlines and used the deck gun on Engine 9 to combat the fires. Tenders supplied water for the firefighting effort on the small one lane dirt road. Crews had the fires under control in less than 30 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No one was at home when the fire occurred, and no injuries were reported. The mobile home, the two campers, and the four vehicles were destroyed.

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