1 person taken to hospital following Summerville mobile home fire

ST. GEORGE, S.C. (WCBD) — One person is recovering following a mobile home fire in Summerville.

According to Dorchester County spokeswoman Tiffany Norton, at approximately 7 a.m. on Friday, February 17, Dorchester County Fire-Rescue responded to Clark Lane in reference to the blaze.

We’re told when crews arrived, they found extensive smoke and fire coming from the home.

Medics transported one person to Trident Hospital in North Charleston to be treated for injuries recieved after jumping from a window.

Twenty-six Fire-Rescue personnel from Dorchester County and Summerville Fire-Rescues contained the fire within 30 minutes of arriving on-scene, according to Norton.

“This incident could have been much worse,” Dorchester County Fire Chief Tres Atkinson said. “It is proof of the continued success of the Automatic Aid Agreement between DCFR and SFR.”

Dorchester County Sherriff’s Office and EMS also responded to the scene.  No other injuries were reported at the incident.

An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.

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