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TFD: Brush fire off Thomasville Road contained

Tallahassee Fire Department responding to 'large brush fire' off Thomasville Road
Posted at 12:19 PM, Mar 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-04 21:11:07-05

8:50 p.m. UPDATE: According to a spokesperson with the Tallahassee Fire Department, the fire has been contained.

After 5:30 p.m., an ABC 27 reporter witnessed an explosion and a flare up at the site.

The spokesperson noted fire crews returned to the site. Fire personnel worked to put out hot spots at the site.

The spokesperson acknowledged as of Friday night, a reason for the explosion was not known.

1:15 P.M. UPDATE: Tallahassee Fire Department officials tell ABC 27 that the brush fire was declared "out" at 12:45 p.m.

The Tallahassee Fire Department is currently working to contain a "large brush fire" off of Thomasville Road.

TFD officials told ABC 27 that there are about five firetrucks on the scene battling the fire that is near the 2500 block of Cold Harbor Drive.

The fire began around 11:45 a.m. as a smaller brush fire, then as conditions changed with wind and other factors, it spread to a larger size, TFD added.

The fire department also added that at this time there are no plans for evacuations or any danger to this public, but that things could change with fire conditions evolving.

Brush fires can spread dangerously fast given the dry weather currently being seen in the area.

No official cause of the fire has been released yet.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC 27 for updates.