Fire destroys SUV in Beaufort County

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) – A Dodge Durango went up in flames Tuesday morning and started a grass fire nearby.

It happened just after 9:30 a.m. on Highway 170 near the Broad River Bridge in Beaufort County. The driver told Burton firefighters that she started seeing smoke, pulled over and saw a fire under the hood of her SUV. She got out of the vehicle and immediately called 911.

The flames from the Durango also traveled to the grass nearby. Firefighters used foam to extinguish the flames.

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