Fire in Beech Island after power line snaps

BEECH ISLAND, SC (WFXG) - A brush fire in Beech Island was caused after a power line snapped on Atomic Rd off Hollow Creek Farm Rd according to Aiken County Dispatch.

Aiken County Crews are working to put out the fire and SCE&G has been called to help restore power.

Close to 1,600 people have lost power as a result of the incident according to dispatch.

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