Fire spreads from car to nearby grass

Posted at 5:26 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 18:26:29-04

Crews are battling a grass fire that originated when a car caught on fire. 

Officials on scene said it began when the brakes gave out and the car caught on fire southbound on Highway 317. 

The fire spread into the nearby grass and came close to a home. 

As of 5:25 p.m., the fire was contained. 

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