Crews battle large fire at Portman Marina in Anderson County

Photo/video credit: AshleyNicole Smith

The American Red Cross has disaster-trained volunteers with the Palmetto SC Region responding with support for firefighters as they battle a large fire at Portman Marina in Anderson County.

Volunteers have responded to provide hydration (water and Gatorade) and snacks to firefighters. The Red Cross will continue helping firefighters for as long as the help is needed.

On social media, Anderson County officials say multiple fire department are responding to the fire. Officials said 28 agencies from Anderson and Oconee counties responded with more than 200 firefighters.

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Marina Road off Highway 24 will be heavily congested due to the responding emergency workers. Everyone is asked to avoid the area.

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