Forest Service Battles 20 Acre Fire Near Nature Trail Subdivision

April 9, 2016

Florida Forest Service firefighters battled a 20-acre wildfire south of Nine Mile Road near the Nature Trail subdivision late Friday afternoon.

By 6:30 p.m., fighters had used two tractor-plow units to place a line around the majority of the fire’s perimeter while the rest burned into  a swamp.  Residents southeast of are area can were able to  smell smoke and Nature Trail residents could see small flames and smoldering stumps overnight.

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