Firefighters contain brush fire near Ormond Beach

Firefighters contain brush fire near Ormond Beach

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Volusia County Fire Services are battling a brush fire which is burning dangerously close to homes near Ormond Beach. 

Smoke was reported on Eagle Walk Drive, west of Ormond Beach, at 12:32 p.m.  Upon arrival, firefighters saw a column of smoke and called in additional units from Flagler County, the Ormond Beach Fire Department and Florida Forest Service.
Firefighters are protecting two homes on Eagle Walk Drive and one home on Creek Haven Drive. Evacuations have not been ordered.

"There was a fire near the back of the house," said one of the homeowner, Robin Russos.  "The firefighters came out here and put out the fire very quickly."

The fire has been contained to about 50 acres.  Crews will continue to monitor for hot spots throughout the evening.

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