All lanes of Hwy 17 back open following tractor trailer fire

Credit: Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District

AWENDAW, S.C. (WCBD) — Emergency personnel have cleared the on the scene of a vehicle fire in Awendaw, according to the Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District.

The tractor trailer fire was at Steed Creek Road and Highway 17.

Officials say at one time, one southbound lane of Highway 17 was open to traffic.

At 4:27 p.m., officials announced the fire was extinguished and Highway 17 was back open in all directions.

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