Aiken County deputy’s car catches fire

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AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – A deputy vehicle is undergoing maintenance after catching fire, Wednesday afternoon.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says the car caught fire due to a mechanical issue while the deputy was directing traffic after an accident on Atomic Road.

Officials haven’t determined if the rest of the patrol cars need to undergo similar maintenance.

No injuries were reported.

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