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Crews working to protect homes from Ruskin fire

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is working a brush fire in Ruskin that is now contained, but firefighters can’t access all areas of the fire.

No homes are being threatened by the fire in the area of Petrova Circle and Pickford Avenue in Ruskin. There are no injuries and no property damage, fire officials said.

Firefighters have been placed between the homes and the fire to protect the properties, fire rescue said.

The fire is being contained by barriers, such as roads. The state Division of Forestry is using a tractor plow to create another barrier between the fire and homes, fire rescue said.

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