Fire destroys Colleton Co. plantation, crews investigating cause

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Colleton Fire crews have cleared the scene at the Myrtle Grove Plantation after 12 hours battling a three-alarm fire at the Myrtle Grove Plantation.

The fire occurred at the main house of the plantation located on the 6900 block of White Hall Road. One firefighter was hospitalized with lacerations, but has since been released.

Some firefighters called it the largest fire they had ever seen and used water from a nearby lake to fight the fire.

MASSIVE fire at Myrtle Grove Plantation in Colleton County. One firefighter is injured. Brad Streicher - Live 5 News has updates.

Posted by Live 5 News on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

UPDATE: This is what's left of the Myrtle Grove Plantation in Colleton County after a three-alarm fire Wednesday night. Firefighters were on the scene for 12 hours >>> https://buff.ly/2M3KUFF

Posted by Live 5 News on Thursday, September 6, 2018

Nobody who lives in the building was reported injured.

Photo: Colleton County Fire Dept.

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