PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Fire battled a 40-acre brush fire on Burnt Store Rd. this afternoon.
The road was closed from Zemel Rd. to Notre Dame Blvd., but has since reopened.
The fire broke out at 2:00 p.m.
No structures were threatened.
Charlotte County Fire used multiple engines, brush trucks and an air unit.
Florida Forest Service also assisted.