Published: May 22, 2013 4:01 PM EDT
Updated: May 23, 2013 12:17 AM EDT


LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The San Carlos Park Fire Department battled a brush fire in the Island Park area. Crews had a hard time getting to the flames, due to heavy brush.

As of 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, the fire was 70% contained and 65 acres had burned. 

According to the Florida Forest Service, the fire began around 3:30 p.m.

Fire officials say they are not sure what caused the blaze.

No homes were evacuated and no structures damaged.