TRAFFIC ALERT: Brush fire at I-4 & CR 557A

TRAFFIC ALERT: Brush fire at I-4 & CR 557A

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POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

The Florida Forest Service is fighting a 550-acre brush fire near the area of Interstate 4 and CR 557A.  Smoke is drifting across the highway.

Officials say the fire is located in Lake Mattie Marsh, and may be burning for a while due to problems with muck in the area.

No roads are closed, but the Forest Service is urging drivers in that area to be careful.

Stay with WFLA.com for the latest on this developing story.

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