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Fire crews contain brush fire in Ruskin

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RUSKIN, FL (WFLA) -

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews have contained a brush fire in Ruskin.

Around 4:40 p.m., the fire broke out in the area of Petrova Court and Pickford Avenue. Officials positioned units between nearby homes and the wind-driven fire. HCFR officials say the fire was contained by natural breaks, such as a nearby road, and is not "closely threatening" any homes.

The Division of Forestry also assisted at the scene.  Around 6:00 p.m., HCFR tweeted that the fire was contained.

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