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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.
ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE— NassauEM (@NassauEM) March 14, 2018
Pages Dairy road from 17 to Yulee Hills Road is open to residents with ID only. East Pages Dairy is still closed. The fire is 75 Percent contained at this time. pic.twitter.com/Oy442U1ph4
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.
3 fires off SR200 75% contained. #1- 6 acres dozer lines on 3 sides. #2- 2 acres with dozer lines around and#3- 0.1 acre trying to access now pic.twitter.com/wVsyMQNTMu— FFS_Jacksonville (@FFS_Jax) March 14, 2018
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.
SR 200 fire update: 8 acres total and forward progression has been stopped. One out building damaged and evacuations are being lifted— FFS_Jacksonville (@FFS_Jax) March 14, 2018
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.
BRUSH FIRE EVACUATION— NassauEM (@NassauEM) March 14, 2018
Brush Fire at pages Dairy and Chester Rd. The area is being evacuated including Courtney Isles Apartments. Please call the Emergency Operations Center at 904-548-0900.
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.
Sending a few crews to assist our brothers and sisters to the north in Nassau with a brush fire just north of SR200— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) March 14, 2018
View from SR200 in Yulee near Pages Dairy Road. At last report 3-4 separate fires with moderate to fast rates of spread and 8-10 foot flame lengths. 2 engines and 2 dozers on scene now, fixed-wing in route. @NassauEM @NCSO_FL pic.twitter.com/G2MqRE6PMp— FFS_Jacksonville (@FFS_Jax) March 14, 2018
Looks like 3-4 fires near SR200 and Pages Dairy Road. Forestry engines and dozers on scene pic.twitter.com/wgsS4pRNv6— FFS_Jacksonville (@FFS_Jax) March 14, 2018
Courtney Isles and the surrounding area evacuated as crews fight several brush fires off SR-200. @FFS_Jax says up to 4 fires are spreading quickly with flames up to 10 feet @ActionNewsJax https://t.co/1A2tXQ3LCW pic.twitter.com/cNbNlnRDPm— Brittney Donovan (@brittneyANjax) March 14, 2018
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