Brush fire forces evacuation of Sunrise Ford in Fort Pierce

Brush fire forces evacuation of Sunrise Ford in Fort Pierce

St. Lucie County Fire Rescue is on the scene of a brush fire behind Sunrise Ford on 5435 US 1 in Fort Pierce bordered by Melville road to the west.

The call came in at 2:55 p.m. and the size of the brush fire is undetermined. Winds are blowing east towards US 1.

Sunrise Ford has been evacuated but a fire rescue official said she knows of no other evacuations at this time.

Florida Forest Service is also on the scene.

SLC Fire Rescue has 3 brush trucks, a tanker, an engine and various personnel on site.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.

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