111 North 12th Street

West Columbia, SC 29169

 $50 instore rebate off

4 tires

 Plus 50% off alignment 

Another fire at American Scrap near Cayce closes parts of Charleston Hwy. Thursday night

Cayce, SC (Paul Kirby) – Another fire at American Scrap metal closed a portion of Charleston Highway near Memorial Drive Thursday night as firefighters had to lay a supply hose from a nearby fire hydrant to supply the water needed to battle the blaze. The fire, which was reported just before 9:30 p.m., brought multiple resources from Lexington County’s Fire Service and the Cayce Department of Public Safety. This was just one in a series of fires over the past few years that have burned in that yard that recycles metals and junk cars.

The first firefighters to arrive on the scene were from the City of Cayce. They reported that there was a large pile of debris burning in the rear corner of the lot. The adjacent railroad tracks were closed as firefighters battled the blaze in rapidly dropping temperatures. Eventually, the county’s tower truck out of Lexington was requested to dump water on the fire from above.

The cause of the fire or exactly what had burned has not been released by the fire service. The cause of the fire is still be investigated.

Keep Your News Free - Donate to The Ledger
Call the Editor
(803) 587-3144

Counter reset on January 30, 2018 with total hits of 966,512 to date

Call Paul Kirby

(803) 587-3144

Nancy Road Digital Media Inc.

                                                                                      DBA: The Lexington Ledger

Contact: (803) 587-3144                                                                                                           Tips call the hotline at: (803) 587-3144

email: thelexingtonledger@gmail.com                                                                                      Content protected by US copyright laws

                                                                                                                                                 Advertising / marketing call Paul (803) 587-3144


© 2023 by "This Just In". Proudly created with Wix.com