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Martin County brush fire fully contained

Posted: 4:01 PM, Apr 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-02 08:27:20Z
Firefighters battle brush fire in Martin County
Firefighters battle brush fire in Martin County

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.