Brush fire sends smoke toward I-95 in Volusia County

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Fire crews are on the scene of a brush fire in Volusia County.

The fire — dubbed the Gate5fire — has burned an estimated 25 acres.


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Firefighters said the fire is on private property between Williamson Boulevard and Interstate 95 near Port Orange.

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Crews reported the fire was 100% contained just after 1 p.m.

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Smoke could be seen from I-95 but did not affect traffic.

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Officials with the Florida Forestry Service said they were working with Florida Highway Patrol on monitoring the smoky conditions.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.