Wildfire Burning In Northern Pickens County - WSPA.com

Wildfire Burning In Northern Pickens County

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A wildfire has burned about 20 acres in northern Pickens County Wednesday morning.

The Department of Natural Resources reports the fire is partly on Jocassee Gorges land near Highway 11 as well as some private property.

The fire reportedly started Tuesday night near the Hemlock Hollow fishing access on the Eastatoee River, just down from Long Shoals Roadside Park.

The S.C. Forestry Commission was called to the area overnight to battle the smoke and flames.


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