Firefighters protect homes from Frostproof brush fire

BARTOW, Fla. -- Firefighters saved four homes from a brush fire on Saturday, but the brush fire is still burning.

Polk County Fire Rescue was dispatched about 1 p.n. to the fire on Acie Lane in south Frostproof. The fire came within 20 feet of the homes.

Fire Rescue warns that the 10- to 20-acre fire is still burning.

The Florida Forest Service is using tractors to create a fire line around the fire.

Firefighters from several agencies -- Frostproof, Fort Meade, and Polk County Fire Rescue -- fought the fire.

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