• Brushfire out near S.R. 528 W at S.R. 417


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A brushfire in Orange County is out Thursday night.

    Orange County Fire Rescue had been at the scene of a 5-acre brush fire near State Road 528 and State Road 417.

    Three westbound toll lanes of S.R. 528 were closed due to smoke.

    Traffic appears to be moving in both directions as of 8:30 p.m.

    Florida Highway Patrol said the fire was difficult to access so additional units had been requested.

    FHP is monitoring smoke conditions on the highways and said no buildings are reported in danger at this time.

    OCFR said the fire could have been started by lightning.

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