Brush fire burning near I-4 and SR 417
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - An 80-acre brush fire broke out Tuesday night near Interstate 4 (I-4) and State Road 417 (S.R. 417).
The fire, which authorities are calling the "Triangle Fire," is north of the Champions Gate community and about four miles south of Walt Disney World Resort. Firefighters were able to get the fire 90% contained as of Wednesday morning..
Fox 35 reporter Dana Jay was on scene Wednesday morning and said that the smoke in the area was getting pretty strong, causing roadways to be hazy. Motorists should use extreme caution due to smoke possibly impacting the highway. The Florida Highway Patrol ( FHP) is urging drivers to be careful on I-4, S.R. 417, and U.S. 192.