Three brush fires burning in Golden Gate Estates

Lightning likely was the cause of three small brush fires near Golden Gate Estates on Tuesday afternoon.

The first fire was reported around 4 p.m. on the 3200 block of 20th Avenue Southeast. The half-acre fire was contained by 4:30 p.m., said Victor Hill, a Florida Forest Service spokesman.

The second fire was reported on the 3000 block of 14th Avenue Southeast and was controlled as of 6 p.m., according to a Golden Gate battalion chief.

A third fire started near Wild Turkey Drive around 5 p.m. No details were immediately available from officials.

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