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Firefighters battle Martin County brush fire

35-acre brush fire 50% contained, officials say
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Posted at 6:29 PM, Aug 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 21:48:57-04

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. — Martin County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service crews are at the scene of a brush fire in Indiantown Friday evening.

Officials said firefighters were dispatched to the scene in the area of the St Lucie Mobile Village on Kanner Highway shortly before 4 p.m.

As of 7 p.m., the 35-acre fire has been 50% contained, MCFR said.

Fire Rescue units are staging the area to protect residences.

No more information was immediately available.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.