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Lithia brush fire under control, firefighters say

LITHIA — Firefighters have contained an 11-acre brush fire that started Monday morning, the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.

The fire was reported at 7242 Lithia Pinecrest Road. Officials from the Florida Forest Service and a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office helicopter also responded.

The fire had the potential to affect about 200 acres, fire rescue officials said, but firefighters arrived and contained the fire within three hours.

No structures were in danger and no injuries were reported Monday afternoon.

Lithia brush fire under control, firefighters say 04/01/13 [Last modified: Monday, April 1, 2013 4:59pm]

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