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Florida Forest Service responding to multiple brush fires in Charlotte County

Spokesperson says lightening strike is most likely the cause
Posted at 5:53 PM, May 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-01 17:58:27-04

Florida Forest Service Mayakka River District confirms crews are responding to two fires on River Road. Stating this brush fire is pulling 5 acres at the moment.

Per spokesperson - "Pretty positive this is a lightening strike and for the next 4-5 days most fires will be lightening strike fires."

Fox 4 Meteorologist Andrew Shipley says recent rainfall will limit wildfire over the the next several days.

Fox 4 will keep you updated with the latest.