Orange County brush fire out, evacuees return to homes

By Spectrum News 13 Staff,
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:24 PM EDT

What was once a two-acre brush fire is now out, and about 15 mobile homes were evacuated, according to fire officials on Wednesday afternoon.

  • No injuries reported
  • One mobile home has minor damage
  • No cause of fire

No one has been injured and only one mobile home had minor damage to it after a fire broke out along East Colonial Drive and Pebble Beach Boulevard, the Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted. Residents are now able to return to their homes.

What was originally described as a 100 X 100 foot fire grew to about two acres, stated the Florida Forest Service.

According to OCFR, 60 firefighters with 10 fire engines, in addition to four brush trucks, responded to the scene. 

Fire watch will continue, says fire rescue. 

There is no word yet on what caused the fire.