Lightning Sparks Brush Fires In Martin County - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Lightning Sparks Brush Fires In Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, FL (WFLX) The Florida Division of Forestry reports that lightning caused 7 wildfires Monday.

500 acres are burning along the Treasure Coast.

The wildfire in western Martin County burning inside of a ranch is currently over 375 acres and 65-percent contained. High winds and flammable vegetation made fighting the flames difficult.

The Red Cross is on site of the fire near Indiantown proving critical hydration and nutrition to the fire fighters and first responders battling the flames.

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