Fire Departments From LaBelle, Glades, Montura, And Pioneer At Fire Scene
LABELLE, FL. -- Multi-agency Fire Departments are fighting brush fires at Sunset Trail and Summerall Road in Muse, northwest of LaBelle in Glades county.
Fires were threatening 20 manufactured home in the area and some backyard sheds were reported as being caught in the spreading fires. The fires reportedly began on Joe Flint's property in the Muse area and spread to nearby streets moving northward with the winds.
(photo by Melissa Yunas/DOF)
Two homes , one being vacant, five pole barns, and ten vehicles were caught in the fire so far covering 220 acres. Units from as far as Montura and Pioneer were dispatched to the scene. The Department of Forestry had equipment and a plane on scene awaiting more units from Hendry county and a DOF helicopter.
Update 6:00 A.M. April 28: