Large brush fire in Highlands County

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Highland county brush fire
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Highlands County Fire Rescue is responding to an active brush fire scene near the south end of Sun ‘n Lake of Sebring.

Around 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, Highlands County Fire Rescue responded to the fire along with the Highlands County Sheriff’s office, The Florida Fire Service, and the Sebring Fire Department.

Authorities in Highlands County are asking residents to steer clear of the area surrounding Granada Boulevard and Schumacher Road.

As of 1 p.m. on Sunday, all homes on Granada Boulevard between Edgewater Drive and Ortego Street are being evacuated.

Residents are able to go to the community center in Sun ‘n Lake if they are being evacuated or can’t reach their homes.

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