Dumpster Fire Turns into Structure Fire in 38's First Due

October 22, 2021 - At approximately 5:30 am, The Bluffton Fire District was dispatched to a reported dumpster fire at 202 Hampton Lakes Crossing. While en route, Battalion 38 was advised that the fire was possibly in a storage building and the call was upgraded to a structure fire. Battalion 38 arrived on the scene with a working structure fire in a storage building next to a restaurant. While handlines were being deployed, Engine 338 darkened the fire down by using a master stream. Once the fire was darkened down, crews moved in to continue extinguishment. The Bluffton Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
No injuries were reported. 
 
Units on Scene - Engine 338, 331, 335, 330, Truck 335, Rescue 335, Battalion 38, Beaufort County EMS, Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.