• Nassau County brush fires: Crews fight fires near SR-200

    By: Brittney Donovan , Action News Jax


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    5:30 p.m. update: Pages Dairy Road from 17 to Yulee Hills Road is open only to residents with ID.

    Eastbound Pages Dairy is closed, according to Nassau County Emergency Management.

    5:15 p.m. update: Florida Forest Service says three fires off State Road 200 are 75 percent contained.

    One fire burned 6 acres while the two other fires burned 2 acres, Florida Forest Service says.

    All evacuations were lifted and only one structure, a shed, was damaged. 

    5:05 p.m. update: Deputies are directing traffic and there is a significant backup on State Road 200 because of multiple brush fires in the area.

    Florida Forest Service says up to four fires off Pages Dairy Road are no longer spreading.

    4:40 p.m. update: Florida Forest Service says the State Road 200 fire has burned 8 acres and forward progression has been stopped.

    One outbuilding was damaged and evacuations are being lifted.

    4:30 p.m. update: Businesses near Courtney Isles are on standby as crews work to control several brush fires.

    No businesses have been ordered to evacuate yet but employees at several stores said they have been contacted by law enforcement.

    4:15 p.m. update: Courtney Isles apartment complex has been evacuated as Florida Forest Service crews fight several brush fires off State Road 200.

    Nassau County Emergency Management told Action News Jax that a shelter will be opened for those who had to evacuate.

    Original story: Florida Forest Service crews are fighting multiple small brush fires in Nassau County.

    The fires near State Road 200 and Ezell Lane are spreading quickly with flames up to 10 feet, Florida Forest Service said.



    Crews are working multiple small brush #fires near State Road 200 in #NassauCounty

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