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Mulch pile fire under control in Charlotte Co.

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Posted at 11:00 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 11:00:00-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Fire crews are still monitoring the scene of a mulch fire that broke out in Placida Thursday afternoon.

According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, crews were dispatched just after 2 PM to Charlotte Organix on Linwood Road for an out of control fire.

Fire crews set out to protect a nearby home and business with the help of the Florida Forrest Service, and then remained overnight to monitor the fire.

The fire will be re-evaluated at noon Friday.

No injuries or damage were reported.

Smoke will still be visible in the area.