Chuck's Automotive fire reported in Rio

RIO -- Martin County Fire Rescue firefighters battled a heavy fire Tuesday afternoon at Chuck's Automotive on Northeast Dixie Highway, said spokesman Chief Jon Belding.

Multiple units were called to the scene where flames were showing amidst heavy smoke.

The fire is now out.

Drivers should be cautious around the area, Belding said.

Businesses in the area were evacuated while firefighters put out the fire.

The com web team contributed to this report.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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