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Fireworks cause 4-acre fire near First Data Field baseball stadium, officials say

Posted at 9:58 PM, Apr 07, 2017

UPDATE: According to the Florida Forest Service, the fire was caused by fireworks.

#StLucieCounty #MetsWildfire reported 4/7/17: 2139. Contained at 4/7/17: 2341. Cause- fireworks. Four acres burned.

UPDATE: According to the Florida Forest Service, the 4-acre wildfire has been contained.

 

EARLIER STORY: 

St. Lucie County Fire Rescue is on the scene of a fire near the First Data Field baseball stadium.

A brush truck is on stand by, officials said. 

Brenda Stokes with St. Lucie County Fire Rescue told NewsChannel 5 that fireworks or embers from fireworks sparkled the fire. 

We have a crew on scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.