Brush fire burning near school in Port St. Lucie
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) —
A brush fire is closing roads and threatening a school in Port St. Lucie.
Police say the fire is burning along NW Copper Creek Drive, just south of Allapattah Flats K-8 school.
Crews closed a portion of Glades Cut-Off Road to fight the fire.
Police also say there are about 20 students at the school. Authorities say the kids are being moved to a school bus compound on Peacock Road as a precaution.
No word yet on the size of the fire but crews from St. Lucie County Fire and the Florida Forestry Service are on the front lines.