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San Carlos Park firefighters on day 8 of MW mulch fire

Posted at 5:39 PM, Apr 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-18 22:56:21-04

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla. — San Carlos Park Fire Department continues to battle a now 8-day-long fire that is 100% contained to the MW Horticulture property.

According to SCPFD, THE MW fire has infrequent flare-ups. The fire is now 3.5 acres and there is 1 aerial and engine on the scene with 4 personnel.


Firefighters have made a lot of progress with the now 5-acre fire. Over 63,000 gallons of water per hour have been used and 1 aerial & engine is on the scene with 3 Firefighters.

The fire sparked Sunday, April 10, and more than 8 million gallons of water have been used since the start of the fire.

The fire continues to smolder with occasional flare-ups but crews still continue to keep watch and do what they can do to prevent it from growing.