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Brush fire burns several acres in Charlotte Co.

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Posted at 1:02 PM, Apr 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-20 17:04:46-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A brush fire Tuesday threatened several homes in the South Gulf Cove area of Port Charlotte.

According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, the fire was called in around 11 AM around the area of San Domingo Boulevard.  Multiple agencies responded to the area including units from Englewood, North Port, Boca Grande, and the Florida Forest Service.

No damages or injuries have been reported from the fire.

At last estimate the fire covered 12 acres and was 95% contained.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area around San Domingo and Gasparilla Road while crews are working.