No injuries reported in single vehicle fire on I-26

Published 6:19 pm Monday, May 16, 2022

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Local fire departments extinguish the flames, vehicle total loss

COLUMBUS– On Monday, May 16 a single vehicle fire occurred alongside I-26 West near mile marker 63. Columbus Fire Department’s Engine 22 and Rescue 22, as well as Saluda Fire Department’s Engine 23, responded to the scene and were able to extinguish the flames. According to officials, there were no injuries.


Two lanes of traffic were shut down until the flames were out due to personnel safety. Both lanes reopened completely approximately 25 minutes later, once officials deemed it safe to resume regular traffic patterns.