• 3 brush fires shut down I-85 near Chateau Elan


    Three brush fires early Wednesday shut down all southbound lanes of I-85 between Chateau Elan Winery and Resort and Hamilton Mill Road in Gwinnett County.

    Witnesses reported seeing huge flames along the interstate.



    Firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to a nearby residential area.

    Delays were reported in the area as crews put out the fires. Lanes have since reopened.


    There are no injuries reported and no word yet on the cause.

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