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Picayune Strand brush fires

Posted at 7:39 AM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 07:39:23-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-- The Caloosahatchee Forestry Center says there are two brush fires burning in the Picayune Strand State Forest.

At last check, the smaller fire - known as the "Bridge Fire" - near 52nd Avenue Southwest and Miller Canal is 5 acres and 100% contained. The "Merritt 3 Fire" - near 68th Avenue South East and Merritt Boulevard is 600 acres and 75% contained.