Brush fire burning near Sanford

Firefighters working to contain brush fire


SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Seminole County firefighters said they are trying to extinguish a fire that flared up near Yankee Lake Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters said the fire started around Yankee Lake Road and quickly spread into heavy brush.

Firefighters said the fire grew to about 25 acres, but that number could grow as the fire continues to burn.

Firefighters said there are no homes in danger, but the smoke could be seen for miles.

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