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Storm damage reports from the Burton Fire District

(Burton Fire District)
Published: Jun. 9, 2022 at 4:45 PM EDT
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BURTON, S.C. (WTOC) - The Burton Fire District responds to several emergency calls on Thursday afternoon regarding storm damage.

At 3:01 p.m., firefighters were called to an electrical fire on Joe Frazier Road that resulted from trees on electrical wires.

At 3:12 p.m., firefighters, MCAS, and Beaufort County EMS responded to a fire at a home on Blacksmith Circle due to a lightening strike.

They extinguished the fire in the attic. It caused minor damages and no injures were reported.

At 3:14 p.m., firefighters responded to another electrical fire on Deloach Avenue.

There, a utility pole had been snapped in half with electrical wires down across the yard and a car. No injuries were reported.

At about 3:23 p.m., firefighters and Beaufort County EMS responded to a car accident on Mink Point Boulevard. When crews arrived where, they found four large trees covering the road. A car had skidded into the trees as the trees fell.

The driver of the car was able to back out without any injuries and minor damages to the car.

At 4:32 p.m., firefighters responded to a tree down on a house on Falls Road. Crews found a large tree on a mobile home with a damaged propane tank leaking propane.

Firefighters were able to secure the leaking propane and help the family by removing the tree and covering damages to the roof.

The family was not displaced.

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