Firefighters put out nine brush fires on U.S. 192

Local firefighters battled nine brush fires along U.S. Highway 192 on Sunday.

Units from Osceola County Fire Rescue and Brevard County Fire Rescue responded to the the series of brush fires on Sunday, June 12.

Brush fires along U.S. Hwy 192 in Brevard and Osceola Counties on Sunday June 12
Crews battled vegetation fires along U.S. Highway 192 on Sunday

Among the responding units were BCFR Engine 83, Truck 82, Squad 82, District 80, and Osceola County Fire Rescue Engines 54, 55, Brush 54 and 55, Tender 55, and Battalion 5.

In total, there were nine vegetation fires across the highway. The largest of those fires was roughly half an acre, according to authorities.

On Saturday, June 11, over three dozen members of fire rescue crews from Maitland, Winter Park, Seminole and Orange Counties worked together to subdue a structure fire at an abandoned charter school.

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