Forestry crews containing wildfire in east Hernando

RIDGE MANOR — Firefighters quickly contained a wildfire Thursday afternoon in the Croom Tract of Withlacoochee State Forest.

The state Division of Forestry said smoke from the fire was starting to dissipate and visibility would return soon in eastern parts of Hernando County.

Don Ruths, a wildfire prevention specialist with the Division of Forestry, said the cause of the 18-acre blaze was under investigation.

Forestry crews containing wildfire in east Hernando 04/01/10 [Last modified: Thursday, April 1, 2010 10:14pm]

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