Hot spots may cause heavy smoke in area of Pasco brush fire

(Source: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Pasco County Fire Rescue was on scene of a large brush fire in the area of Old Dixie Highway Saturday afternoon.

The county had 14 units on scene as well as the Division of Forestry, who had three tractors on scene.

The brush fire was contained to 15 acres.

Fire Rescue said hot spots will continue to burn throughout the night and there is a potential for heavy smoke in the area.  Travelers are urged to use caution.

No structures were ever endangered.

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