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A Walterboro, SC family lost their home in an early morning fire at 312 King Street, Sunday 07-February. At 02:54 9-1-1 received a report of the fire, with the caller telling dispatchers the home had flames visible. The family was awakened by smoke and flames in the home and narrowly escaped into the rainy night. Colleton County Fire-Rescue Engine 1 arrived to find the home approximately 60 percent involved.

rural house engulfed by fire at night
Barry McRoy photo
rural house engulfed by fire at night
Barry McRoy photo

Firefighter-Paramedics deployed multiple hand lines to the building as flames began extending out of all the front windows. The roof over the car port had already collapsed. Crews worked for about 25 minutes to bring the fire under control and remained on the scene for 2-1/2 more hours performing overhaul. The interior of the home was gutted and the family lost most of their belongings as well as a vehicle under the carport. The fire appears to have started in the kitchen in the area of the stove. A family member noted they had been cooking earlier. The Red Cross is assisting the family. 
Engine 1, Engine 19, Tender 1, Tender 19, Tender 26, Tender 27, Medic 1, Medic 13, Battalion 1, Car 112 and Car 118 responded. Battalion Chief Chris Jones served as Incident Commander. 

Barry W. McRoy, Fire Chief Colleton County Fire-Rescue

Firefighters in Algonquin, IL battled a 2-alarm fire in a house at 81 Riverdale Drive East on 12/3/20. More photos can be found HERE

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house engulfed by fire at night
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house engulfed by fire at night
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Detroit firefighters at the scene of a dwelling going throughout in the early morning hours of May 22, 2018 at 3663 Hunt Street.

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Detroit firefighter drags home at a house fire

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Detroit firefighter with hose line

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Detroit FD Engine 41 at a fire

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Detroit FD Engine 41 at a fire

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Detroit FD Engine 9

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At approximately 0605 hrs on Sunday morning (2/12), the Englewood Fire Alarm Office received several calls for a fire at the intersection of 44th and Shields Ave. in Chicago. Engine 50 landed on the scene and confirmed a fire in a 2.5-story vacant frame with exposure to a 1.5-story occupied frame. Two minutes later, the 2nd Battalion reported he had heavy fire in the 2.5-story and requested a Box. The first image below was taken just before Engine 50 opened up with their deck gun which knocked down a lot of the visible fire in the front. There was a lot of fire extension into the occupied exposure and companies made an interior attack on that structure. Eventually Squad 5’s Snorkel and Tower Ladder 39 were brought down to mop up the remaining fire in the original building which was under rehab. In an October, 2015 Google Streets image, the building was a Red-X and appeared to have had a basement fire in it previously. Eric Haak

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Chicago FD Engine 50 at a fire

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire at night

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house engulfed in fire at night

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire at night

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Chicago Firefighters on roof with flames

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Chicago Firefighters battle a house fire

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