Mobile home fire sparks fast moving brush fire in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Hernando County Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire that sparked a brush fire Thursday afternoon.

The fire occurred at 14450 Landfill Road in Brooksville.

Crews discovered the fire quickly spread into adjoining brush and quickly began spreading into the woods.

HCFR provided structure prevention to an additional mobile home and extinguished a fire, possibly caused by embers, in a detached garage across the street.

Florida Forest Service has the fire contained to four to five acres and it is 90 percent contained.

The Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations will investigate the cause.

There are no reported injuries to the public or responders.

HCFR stresses the importance to the community of the burn ban still in effect.

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