VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Fire crews were battling a brush fire Saturday evening, now estimated at 2,200 acres, near New Smyrna Beach, according to the Florida Forest Service.
The fire was reported near Possum Camp Road and was 60% contained as of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to forest service officials.
Officials estimated the fire was 2,200 acres and said it was not threatening any buildings or homes.
“Minimal fire activity at this time and the fire is receiving a little bit of rain,” officials tweeted Sunday morning.
Eight bulldozers and four firefighting helicopters responded to contain the blaze Saturday.
No structures were in danger Sunday morning.