Crews responding to fire along I-85 in Cherokee Co.

CHEROKEE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – There is a large fire in the trees, and is spreading to the grass, along I-85 near Gaffney, according to dispatch.

They say a call came in at about 5:18 p.m. Wednesday.

A vacant house caught on fire, according to the Macedonia Fire Department.

Three stations are responding.

The fire is near the northbound lane, close to exit 87.

The fire is being investigated as suspicious, the Macedonia Fire Chief says.

Traffic is moving somewhat slower.

The Frontage Road is currently closed.

We have a crew at the scene.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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