17-acre brush fire burns down barn, threatens homes in Hawthorne area
Help from the Florida Forest Service and Alachua County fire rescue has been sent to the Hawthorne area where a 17-acre wildfire occurred at 20505 NE 22nd Lane.
It is a mostly wooded area, but residents have evacuated.
Officials have confirmed that one barn has been lost in the fire already.
This is a developing story.