Jefferson County: Highway 18 shut down for hours while officials battle brush fire

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A brush fire in Jefferson caused Highway 18 to be shut down for hours on Saturday, April 7.

A FOX6 employee shared a photo from the scene, in the area of Highway 18 and County Y, showing smoke billowing into the air.


The highway has since reopened.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, there have been no reports of any injuries or any damage to structures in the area.