5-acre brush fire causes road closure in Ormond Beach

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A five-acre brush fire in Ormond Beach was affecting traffic Monday afternoon.


The Florida Forest Service said the fire is near Plantation Oaks Boulevard and U.S. 1 is 50% contained.

Plantation Oaks Boulevard was closed in the area so firefighters can more safely battle the blaze.

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Smoke is also affecting traffic conditions on Interstate 95 and U.S. 1, so officials are asking drivers to travel slowly through the area.

Channel 9 has a crew en route to the fire. Watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for live updates.

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See a map of the scene below:

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.