Brush Fire Delays Downtown Asheville Fireworks

A brush fire alongside I-240 East that ignited during downtown Asheville’s 4th of July firework celebration. Asheville Fire Rescue arrived shortly after the blaze started and extinguished it.

Asheville brush fire on I-240

Asheville brush fire before fire rescue arrived

Before the Fire Rescue arrived

Before the Fire Rescue arrived

Asheville Fire Rescue arrive

Asheville Fire Rescue arrive

Fire Rescue extinguishing the fire

Fire Rescue extinguishing the fire

Overlooking I-240

Overlooking I-240

Kids watching the the scene

Kids watching the the scene

Spectators alongside I-240 after the blaze is put out

Spectators alongside I-240 after the blaze is put out

Asheville Fire Truck

Asheville Fire Truck

Stars and Stripes on back of fire truck

Stars and Stripes on back of fire truck

Firework show before the fire started

Firework show before the fire started

Downtown Asheville fireworks on 4th of July

Downtown Asheville fireworks on 4th of July

Enjoying the fireworks

Enjoying the fireworks