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North Pinellas firefighters battling brush fire at Mobbly Bayou Preserve

OLDSMAR — Firefighters are battling to contain a brush fire sparked today by a controlled burn of 10 acres of Mobbly Bayou Preserve that's now burning out-of-control, authorities say.

Authorities say that 40 acres are now involved in the fire, which was reported at 3:37 p.m. Firefighters from the Department of Forestry, East Lake, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor and Safety Harbor are all now on-scene battling the blaze.

No structures are reported endangered. The controlled burn was being run by Pinellas County.

Check Tampabay.com for more updates.

North Pinellas firefighters battling brush fire at Mobbly Bayou Preserve 06/17/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 5:35pm]
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