Fellsmere brushfire fully contained at 52 acres

FELLSMERE — Firefighters have fully contained a 52-acre brushfire that they said was endangering six structures Wednesday afternoon, according to the Florida Forest Service.

The wildfire ignited about 3 p.m. near the 14700 block of 89th Street in Fellsmere, north of County Road 512, Forest Service officials said. The fire, which initially began at 10 acres, is in a wooded area between 89th and 91st streets, according to Fellsmere police.

The blaze – which sent billows of smoke toward the sky – was fully contained by 4:30 p.m.

State fire crews have three dozers on scene, Forest Service officials said. County firefighters were also at the site helping to knock down the flames.

No further information was immediately available.

Photos provided by Fellsmere Police Department

This story will be updated.

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