Brooksville, Florida-- Update: Cobb Road reopened around 11 p.m. Monday night.

Previous information:

Hernando County Sheriff's officials want motorists to know Cobb Road is currently closed from US 98 to Yontz Road in Brooksville.

Reports say about 400,000 cubic yards of mulch and natural vegetation caught fire at DAB Contractors off Camp Mine Road some time before 2:45 p.m.

Though firefighters have the flames under control, they say large amounts of smoke have made it unsafe for drivers to use Cobb Road- adding that the smoke may linger for the next couple of days.

Law enforcement and fire department personnel are still on scene.

10 News will continue with updates as they become available.

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