Brush fire slows traffic on westbound I-20 near Wagener
WAGENER, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Heavy smoke from a brush fire was slowing traffic around midday on Interstate 20.
The brush fire was reported around noon alongside the westbound side of the interstate near Old Ninety-Six Indian Trail.
It steadily grew and started affecting traffic around 12:30 p.m.
That’s when the South Carolina Highway Patrol was alerted to the potential problem with traffic.
As of 12:35 p.m., the average speed was 27 mph in a two-mile stretch near the fire, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.
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