By Ryan Kunitzer for The Island Connection
On Sunday, January 15, at approximately 11:49 a.m., units with the St. John’s Fire District, Charleston, St. Andrews, James Island, and North Charleston Fire Departments, Charleston County EMS and Charleston County Sheriffs Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire on Cooke Road on Johns Island. First fire department units arrived on scene and reported heavy fire venting from multiple windows of a single story mobile home structure.
Landscapers working nearby discovered the fire and alerted residents in the immediate area. Fire heavily damaged multiple rooms of the structure. Smoke and heat damage was noted throughout the structure. The house was unoccupied at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.
Investigators with the St. John’s Fire Marshal Division responded to investigate the fire. The cause of fire is still under investigation.