Published: Mar 14, 2014 3:41 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 14, 2014 5:10 PM EDT

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.