Brush fire ignites near homes in Ocoee

Authorities contain fire

Published On: Apr 01 2013 04:32:09 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2013 05:15:08 PM EDT
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OCOEE, Fla. -

A fire ignited near homes in Ocoee on Monday, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

Fire officials said the fire was burning in the area of Anacostia Avenue in Ocoee and that homes were threatened. Officials said they didn't expect any damage but say they were being very cautious.

Local 6 news helicopter Sky 6 flew over the fire as crews established a fire line and smoke billowed into the air.

The fire has since been contained.

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