Update: Pickens County Fire Under Control - WSPA.com

Update: Pickens County Fire Under Control

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Fire Burns At Least 100 Acres In Pickens County Fire Burns At Least 100 Acres In Pickens County
Fire Crews Say The Fire Is 100% Under Control Fire Crews Say The Fire Is 100% Under Control
Pickens County Fire: At Least 100 Acres Charred Pickens County Fire: At Least 100 Acres Charred
Update: April 2, 8:46pm
A fire that burned at least 100 acres near Central is now under control.

Ray Cassell, State Forestry Supervisor for Greenville and Pickens County, tells 7 On Your Side that the fire is 100% under control, but he will not say it is contained, until the rain comes.

Cassell added that fire crews left the scene tonight. They will be back Thursday to check on it.


Original Story: April 2
Officials in Pickens County say at least 100 acres have burned around the Brown Bottom Road area in Central.

The fire was 75 percent contained at 5:30 p.m.  Crews expected to have it fully contained by 6:30 p.m.

Forestry officials say it started on Old Seneca Road, then jumped the road.

It was threatening several structures. Authorities say those homes are now safe.

No injuries have been reported and no structures have been damaged at this time.
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