|Published:||May 23, 2013 2:03 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 23, 2013 4:07 PM EDT|
PLACIDA, Fla- The Charlotte County Fire EMS responded to the report of a brush fire around noon. Firefighters found smoke and flames on Brig Circle south and Barge Lane in Placida.
This five-acre brushfire is now 100 percent contained.
One structure was threatened, but firefighters were able to protect it.
No injuries have been reported.
Firefighters remain on the scene, mopping up.
Residents should expect to see smoke in the area this afternoon.