Both lanes of southbound U.S. 17 were briefly closed this morning in Hardeeville for a car fire, Police Chief Sam Woodward said.
A tow truck driver pulled over after he noticed smoke from a car he was towing, Woodward said. The fire was extinguished and one lane reopened.
The incident was at Toomerville Loop, Maj. Donald Hipp of the Jasper County Sheriff's Office said. No one was injured.