July 9, 2016 – At approximately 12:30am, The Bluffton Township Fire District and Beaufort County EMS were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the BelFair Plantation. Truck 375 arrived on scene and reported a working fire with heavy involvement. Engine 320 arrived on scene and the two crews deployed large lines including the Blitzforce to start defensive operations. Due to the amount of fire, Battalion 2 called for an additional Engine Company to the scene which brought the total to four. It took the BTFD about an hour to bring the fire under control. With high temperatures and humidity, additional engine were dispatched to the scene to relieve personnel and assist with mop up. BTFD crews were on scene for approximately five hours. The residents were home at the time but were not injured.
Units on initial assignment – Engine 320, 325, 323, Truck 375, Battalion 2 , and Beaufort County EMS.