INDIANTOWN, Fla. - INDIANTOWN, Fla. -- A brush fire in Martin County is now fully contained after starting Sunday afternoon.
The fire started near Farm Road in Indiantown.
As of 5:30 p.m., the Florida Forest Service says the fire covered approximately 60 acres of thick vegetation and is 100 percent contained.
The Martin County Sheriff's Office evacuated a nearby apartment building as a precaution.
Martin County Fire Rescue had 13 units on the scene and the Florida Forest Service had two firefighting bulldozers on the scene.
#Indiantown#Parkwildfire located near 17505 SE Lincoln Street in Indiantown. Fire behind apartments. Martin County Fire Rescue has set-up structure protection. FL Forest Service removing fuel to stop the spread of the fire. pic.twitter.com/PX557VgL4G