A construction fire blocked part of Ebenezer Road in Florence on Monday, according to news reports .
The incident occurred at the stretch of Ebenezer Road between Pine Needles Road and Radio Road. A fire broke out when between 75 and 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled out onto the roadway when the piece of machinery caught fire, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. It is unclear what vehicle caught fire, but it is believed to be a paving machine.
"The Department of Health and Environmental Control was then dispatched to the scene because of the fuel on the roadway," according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. "Other containment chemicals were being spread over the spill."
No personal injuries or car accidents occurred as a result of this incident.
Sumter personal injury lawyer , I'm glad to hear that no personal injuries or car accidents occurred as a result of this vehicle fire. I hope investigators can determine how this incident occurred so a similar incident can be prevented in the future.
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