Firefighters battle garage fire on Jeff Sharpe Road between Swansea and Pelion
Sharpe’s Hill, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the 300 block of Jeff Sharpe Road Monday afternoon. Callers reported hearing multiple explosions before the first responding equipment arrived on the scene.
When the fire service personnel did arrive on location, they found a garage that was fully involved in fire. They also reported several cars were damaged or destroyed by the flames.
The fire was advancing toward the woods but it was quickly contained once the firefighters began their attack. The commander on the scene requested a specially equipped brush truck respond to help fully extinguish the woods that were burning.
The exact cause of the fire has not been released by the fire service.