Abandoned coals ignite fire in Aiken

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By: Staff Email
Abandoned coals ignite fire in Aiken (WRDW-TV, December 24, 2011)

Abandoned coals ignite fire in Aiken (WRDW-TV, December 24, 2011)

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011

AIKEN, S.C. -- An afternoon fire kept firefighters busy and destroyed a race car on Saturday.

Some coals left behind a shed reignited the flames and smoke around 4:30 p.m. at 1036 Bethel Church Road.

Firefighters say it started as a brush fire but spread to a nearby shed. The shed and what's being called an expensive drag racing car were destroyed.

It took firefighters about an hour to put out the fire.

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