Firefighters Battle Brush Fires In Bratt And Nokomis

January 19, 2018

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Firefighters responded to two simultaneous brush fires Friday afternoon in North Escambia.

A pasture fire burned about five acres in the 7000 block of Nokomis Road, near Jakes Road, and an unrelated fire about 10 miles away burned over an acre in a sod field on North Highway 99 near the Florida/Alabama state line in Bratt.

Both fire were quickly extinguished with no injuries and no damage to structures.

The Walnut Hill, Century and McDavid stations of Escambia Fire Rescue and the Atmore Fire Department responded to the fires. There was no word on the cause of either fire.

Pictured: Firefighters battle a fire in a sod field on North Highway 99 near the Florida/Alabama state line in Bratt Friday afternoon. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

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