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Brush Fire Prompts Evacuation; Closure of U. S. 19 in Pasco County

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Credit: Bay News 9

A brush fire is burning near New York Avenue and U. S. Highway 19 in Hudson.  

The Pasco County Fire Department tells Bay News 9 that the fire appears to have started in the woods behind Club Wildwood Mobile Home Park.  Around 150 residents were evacuated.  

UPDATE: U. S. 19 between Hudson Avenue and New York Avenue has reopened

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