Homes evacuated due to fire in Flagler Estates in St. Johns County

West Mims Fire: More than 600 firefighters working to contain blaze

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla.-  Several homes in the Flagler Estates neighborhood in western St. Johns County were evacuated due to a brush fire Monday, St. Johns County Fire Rescue said.

The fire, now estimated at 11 acres, is burning along Dillon Road.

The homes were evacuated as a precaution until the fire is contained.

The fire is 75% contained so far, according to the Florida Forest Service.

Dozers and a helicopter from Flagler County are being used to battle the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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