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Brush fire caused section of Burnt Store Road to close Monday

Posted: 4:00 PM, Jan 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-22 06:43:35-05
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CAPE CORAL, FLa. — CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Southwest Florida firefighters are dealing with the effects of dry weather conditions.

Crews in Cape Coral had to put out a 20-acre brush fire along Burnt Store Road on Monday afternoon. They used a bulldozer to get it out.

The Caloosahatchee Forestry Center tells Fox 4 the fire is now fully contained.

Crews had to divert traffic around a section of Burnt Store Road for several hours, but it re-opened around 7:40 p.m.

(Original story below)

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Burnt Store Road is closed between Caloosa Parkway and Durden Parkway due to a brush fire.

Cape Coral Police are asking the public to take a different route.

Count on us to keep you updated as we learn more.