Hillsborough firefighters respond to brush fire in Plant City

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hillsborough firefighters responded to the scene of a brush fire in Plant City.

It was burning through an estimated 10 acres near the 2700 block of Jim Johnson Road, but rescue officials say the fire is now under control.

The fire was reportedly moving through a pasture behind several homes.

Multiple fire rescue agencies including the Florida Forest Service helped put out the fire along with brush trucks, water tankers, tractors and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office’s aviation unit.

After 30 minutes, crews were able to get the fire under control.

No injuries were reported.

Stay on WFLA.com for more updates on this developing situation.



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