Brush Fires Erupt in West Volusia
By KATE LIND, Correspondent | May 28, 2020 | FLORIDA
Story No. 052820112
Photo by Jill Hemmerlein, Volusia County Emergency Mgmt.Fighting the blaze.
DeLand, FL - Members of Volusia County Fire Rescue's (VCFR) specialized unit, the Firewalker team, worked two brush fires in the DeLand area recently. One fire was located on Prevatt Road near the Volusia County Fairgrounds. It was slow moving with the Florida Forest Service placing two lines around the fire and VCFR providing mop up to ensure the fire was extinguished. The second fire, located on Hontoon Road, was approximately five acres in size and fast moving. DeLand and Orange City Fire Departments also responded to the fire while the Florida Forest Service placed lines around it.
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