Lightning sparks brush fire in Wimauma - FOX 13 News

Lightning sparks brush fire in Wimauma

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WIMAUMA (FOX 13) -

 The weather caused some problems Thursday night in southern Hillsborough County.

A lightning strike started a brush fire near Wimauma.

50 to 60 acres burned.

Several homes are in the area and those families were evacuated.

Hillsborough firefighters worked to contain the flames. 

Forestry fire crews had to be called in.

They plowed a fire line around homes to keep the flames from spreading.

It worked. People can now go back to their homes.



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