150-acre brush fire in Charlotte County

Published: April 23, 2022 8:31 PM EDT
Updated: April 23, 2022 9:48 PM EDT
Credit: Charlotte County Fire and EMS

Charlotte County Fire and EMS is battling a brush fire. This is happening near Dubarry Avenue and Callaway Street in Englewood East.

Fire crews said a home was in danger but that has subsided.

Todd Dunn, Charlotte County Fire and EMS said that 10 acres of residential space were impacted, and at 140 least acres are still burning in the Myakka State Forest.

So far, there are no injuries, and no homes have been damaged. But, one boat has burned, and two fences and two sheds have been burned.

The fire is 100% contained to the neighborhood, but only 30% contained to the forest.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.