Charlotte firefighters battle small brush fire
FOX 4 Staff
PLACIDA, Fla. - Charlotte County firefighters battled a small brush fire in Placida just before noon. When firefighters arrived at Brig Circle South and Barge Lane they found smoke and flames.
It took about two hours to get the five acre fire 100 percent contained.
The fire threatened one structure for a time but firefighters stopped the flames from getting to that building.
Firefighters will be on scene all afternoon mopping up. Residents can expect to see smoke in the area.