Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
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Grass fire closes SR 70


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BRIGHTON - Florida Forest Service has closed a portion of State Road 70 due to a green grass fire.

Public information officer Melissa Yunas said the fire is burning a half-mile to either side of the highway.

Firefighters are suppressing the blaze with water and plows, but they're having trouble with access due to power lines.

The road remains closed for firefighter safety.

Yunas started tweeting about the fire at 12:45 p.m.

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