Richland County: Portion of Fairfield Road to be closed for 'an extended period of time' due to fire at salvage yard

Crews have shut down a portion of Fairfield Road as they battle a fire at a salvage yard. (Source: Mary King)
Crews have shut down a portion of Fairfield Road as they battle a fire at a salvage yard. (Source: Mary King)
A view of some of the fire at a salvage yard on Fairfield Road that has a portion of the road blocked. (Source: WISTV)
A view of some of the fire at a salvage yard on Fairfield Road that has a portion of the road blocked. (Source: WISTV)

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Richland County officials say a portion of Fairfield Road will remain closed for an "extended period of time" due to a fire at a salvage yard.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Department said the 7700 block of Fairfield Road is not safe for drivers due to a nearby fire at a salvage yard.

Video from the scene showed several cars on fire.

Details from authorities are limited at this time, but drivers are urged to avoid the area if possible.

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