Firefighters contain small brush fire in Martin County

Brush fire ignites in Martin County (WPEC)

Firefighters contain a brush fire that ignited off SE Cobia Way and SE Hydrangea Street Monday night, the Florida Forest Service said.

Martin County Fire Rescue stopped the forward spread of the fire, which is about three acres, according to the Florida Forest Service. Firefighters have contained the fire and a bulldozer containment has encircled the entire perimeter of the fire.

The fire was in a wooded area close to a residential area, but no homes or structures were in any danger, according to fire officials. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No further information is available at this time.

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