UPDATE: Thomson brush fire contained, affected about 4 acres

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Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019
UPDATE: 8:00 p.m.

THOMSON Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Georgia Forestry Commission says the brush fire near I-20 exit 175 has been contained.

Georgia Forestry responded earlier today to the brush fire. Officials say the fire burned about 4 acres.

The fire is still burning in some spots, but officials say it is currently under control.

THOMSON Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The McDuffie County Sheriff's Office says crews are battling a brush fire off of the I-20 exit 175 near Thomson.

Deputies say the fire is close to Samuels Drive. Viewers tell us they see multiple fire crews out at the scene and clouds of smoke.

We are working to find out more about this fire.