Brush fire near apartment complex 80% contained, Orange County Fire Rescue says

Brush fire near apartment complex 80% contained, Orange County Fire Rescue says
Orange County Fire Rescue is responding to a brush fire at Lake Underhill Road and North Alafaya Trail. (WFTV.com News Staff)

Orange County Fire Rescue is responding to a brush fire on a half-acre of property near the intersection of Lake Underhill Road and North Alafaya Trail.

As of 7:45 p.m., the fire was 80% contained, Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted.

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The fire was reported around 5 p.m. Florida Fire Services in Orlando said the brush fire spans about 2.5 acres, and that one apartment building is threatened.

Firefighters are asking commuters to avoid Lake Underhill Road east of Alafaya Trail.

Check back and watch Channel 9 Eyewitness News for live updates on this developing story.