Car fire closes portion of 365 Tuesday

A car fire spread to a section of woods on a mountainside in Toccoa on Tuesday.

The fire, occurred across from Old Rock Quarry Circle, required one lane of Ga. 365 to be closed for hours as Stephens County firefighters, U.S. Forest Service and the Georgia Forestry Commission worked to put out of the flames.

The fire was reported around 2 p.m. Tuesday and burned throughout the afternoon.

Using a plow and hand tools, forestry crews were able to build a break around the fire.

At this time no other details have been released.

WNEG News will continue to follow this story and bring you additional details as they become available.