Debris fire spreads to neighbor's yard, damages building

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A debris fire spread through a yard in Colleton County on Sunday before destroying a neighbor's farm building, authorities say.

Colleton County Fire and Rescue responders arrived in the 100 block of Paps Place, just south of Ruffin, right before noon to find lights winds had pushed an unattended debris fire onto the adjacent property, destroying an older farm building and creeping towards a mobile home, responders said.

Firefighters said they used a deck gun to knock down the flames on the farm building before turning their attention to the grass fire.  

The 2-acre fire was under control within 20 minutes, authorities said.  No injuries were reported.

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