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News Release

Fire Rescue Responded to a Reported Structure Fire at a Home on Shell Ring Road in Sea Pines

Release Date: August 3, 2020

Contact Information:
Joheida Fister email icon , Deputy Fire Chief - Administration/Fire MarshalDeputy, 843-682-5140


On August 2, 2020 Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at a home on Shell Ring Road in Sea Pines. The first engine arrived at 7:43 pm. Upon arrival, crews found thick smoke coming from the garage. All occupants evacuated from the home before Fire Rescue arrived on scene. No injuries were reported.

The response to the fire consisted of 3 engine companies, 2 medic units, the truck company, Battalion Chief and various officers.

The fire was reported under control at 7:50 pm. The fire originated in a workshop room in the garage and was contained to this area. It appears the fire started in an area where the homeowner was charging batteries for model airplanes.