I-20 BRUSH FIRE: 100 percent contained, crews still monitoring the area

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT)-- After flames burned for days, the Gateway Fire is now 100 percent contained, South Carolina Forestry Commission confirmed Saturday afternoon.

In a Facebook statement, SCFC said they will continue to monitor the area daily, doing multiple checks each day.

 The Aiken fire killed 245 acres beginning Tuesday.  Since then, crews have worked around the clock to improve the firebreaks as well as battle hot spots, and embers that persistently burned.

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