Alachua County Fire Rescue puts out brush fire behind Gainesville apartment complexes

Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 4:27 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The Alachua County Fire Rescue helped put out an 8-acre fire on West University Avenue early Friday afternoon.

According to fire rescue, the fire team responded to a call made from Harbor Cove Apartments at 2:13 p.m., and swiftly deployed fire rescue drones and trucks.

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The fire was inside of a large field area shared between Harbor Cove and three other apartment buildings in the area. There were no evacuations in the area.

The fire was put out around 3:45 p.m., and no one was seriously injured.

Fire rescue teams are currently investigating how the fire started.

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