Firefighters battle flames at Orange County honey farm

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County firefighters battled a blaze at a honey farm Wednesday morning.


Firefighters said flames were through the roof of Webb’s Honey in the Wedgefield area along State Road 520.

They also said they were working on a defensive attack of the fire.

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Firefighters said one of the biggest issues they faced was water supply due to the fire being in a rural area.

The closest fire hydrant is about a mile down the road, so crews had to haul water back to fight the flames.

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No one was hurt in the fire.

Firefighters said it is unclear whether any bees died in the fire.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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