Charred brush is all that remains of a brush fire that closed a section of Meadow Pointe Blvd. on March 6.
The road was reopened around 9 p.m. after a brush fire closed Meadow Pointe Blvd. between S.R. 56 and Chancey Rd. for about three hours.
According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO), deputies assisted Pasco Fire Rescue (PFR) in containing the blaze in the Meadow Pointe area. PFR reports that the fire burned an area of about 30 acres and was contained by 17 firefighters using small back burns. No structures were harmed, or in danger, during the fire. An investigation is under way to determine the fire’s source. No further information was available at our press time.