Car hits utility pole, catches fire on Batesville Rd in Greenville Co.

Credit: Boiling Springs Fire Department

GREENVILLE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A car caught on fire after hitting a utility pole on Batesville Road, according to the Boiling Springs Fire Department.

When the vehicle struck the pole, power lines fell on the SUV, causing it to catch on fire.

According to a post on the fire department’s Facebook page, responders had to wait for over an hour for Duke Energy to de-energize the power lines.

They were then able to put out the car and grass fires.

Luckily, no one was injured in the accident.

Credit: Boiling Springs Fire Department
Credit: Boiling Springs Fire Department
Credit: Boiling Springs Fire Department

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