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Homes threatened in Okeechobee Co. brush fire

Posted at 4:03 PM, Apr 21, 2017

A brush fire has scorched more than 100 acres in Okeechobee County.

Some homes are being threatened, according to the Florida Forest Service.

Fire rescue said it is around 317th Street near Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park.

Five bulldozers, a brush engine, and fixed-wing airplane are being used by the Florida Forest Service to battle the fire.

As of 5:30 p.m. it was 75% contained.