The Hilton Head Fire & Rescue Division responded to a brush fire Tuesday at about 3:11 p.m. at the Whooping Crane Pond Conservancy in Hilton Head Plantation, according to division spokeswoman Joheida Fister. The fire spread over about an acre and was contained by about 5 p.m.Whooping Crane Way was closed to residents other than those living in neighborhoods near the front gate while crews fought the fire. The road was reopened to all traffic by about 6 p.m.No injuries were reported, and no homes were threatened, she said.
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