GAFFNEY, SC (CHEROKEE COUNTY) – A car fire Sunday caused a slowdown in traffic for over an hour and a half on Interstate 85 in Cherokee County.
Fox Carolina reports that the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on I-85, near Shelby Highway.
The incident caused multiple lanes of traffic to be closed for over an hour while emergency crews battled the blaze.
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There is no word at this time as to what caused the fire.
No injuries have been reported.
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