Brush fire off I-20 eastbound near Martintown Road

May 1, 2007

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.---North Augusta Public Safety officers were working a large brush fire off I-20 Eastbound at mile marker 3, near Martintown Road on Tuesday afternoon. They called for a tanker, and traffic was backed up as they battled the blaze.

There was a danger that the fire would go straight up the hill and into the woods, so it was crucial to get the fire contained.