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Crews battle flames before sunrise in Edgefield County

A mobile home caught fire early Dec. 8, 2021, in the 1400 block of Edgefield Road in the Murphy...
A mobile home caught fire early Dec. 8, 2021, in the 1400 block of Edgefield Road in the Murphy Village area of Edgefield County.(WRDW)
Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 8:27 AM EST
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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Crews fought a fire early Wednesday outside North Augusta.

The predawn fire broke out in the 1400 block of Edgefield Road in the Murphy Village area of Edgefield County.

At the scene were a heavily damaged office trailer and several shipping containers.

The fire was out by 4:11 a.m. after crews from the Merriweather and County Line fire departments fought the flames.

However, they were called back around 10:20 a.m. after dispatchers said fires in two of the shipping containers had rekindled.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

A mobile home caught fire early Dec. 8, 2021, in the 1400 block of Edgefield Road in the Murphy...
A mobile home caught fire early Dec. 8, 2021, in the 1400 block of Edgefield Road in the Murphy Village area of Edgefield County.(WRDW)

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