Heavy Smoke Along Commercial Way as Firefighters Battle Brush Fire
UPDATE: 2:50 P.M. – At approximately 12:51 p.m. HCFR units were dispatched for a reported Brush Fire. Units are actively working 2 separate brush fires in that area about 10 acres each. The Florida Division of Forestry is on scene with an aircraft to provide an aerial view of both fires.
WEEKI WACHEE – If you’ve noticed heavy smoke in the area of Commercial Way and Seville Parkway, there’s good reason. Hernando Fire Rescue and the Division of Forestry is currently battling a fast-moving brush fire in the area, which may reduce visibility along Commercial Way.
There are unconfirmed reports that firefighters may have the blaze contained but an official update has not been released.
Officials originally estimated the fire to have scorched approximately 5-acres.
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