Brush fire damages homes, closes State Road A1A in Flagler County

2 homes damaged after fire ignites, fire officials say

Published On: Mar 28 2013 04:41:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2013 04:43:15 PM EDT
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. -

A brush fire ignited in Flagler County Thursday afternoon, damaging two homes and closing State Road A1A in both directions.

Flagler County fire officials said the fire started at around 2:30 p.m. on North Ocean Shore Boulevard in Beverly Beach. Two homes on the street were damaged and the fire was able to spread over SR A1A near Ocean Shore Boulevard, causing SR A1A to close.

It's not clear when the road will reopen.

Fire officials said the fire is under control and the Division of Forestry and Flagler County fire are both fighting the remaining hotspots.

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