Firefighters put out brush fire at New Tampa subdivision

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Residents of a New Tampa subdivision were not able to leave their neighborhood for a short time on Friday morning because of a brush fire.

The fire broke out near the 19200 Block of Autumn Woods Avenue at the Hawthorne Estates subdivision.

Tampa Fire Rescue crews put out the fire just before 7 a.m.

Tampa Police Department officers also responded to the scene.

Shortly after the fire broke out, vehicular traffic at the neighborhood was restricted and residents were not able to enter or leave the neighborhood because of the fire scene. However, around 6:20 a.m., the roads were reopened.

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