Brush fire in Sarasota County contained

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Florida forestry reports a 25-acre brush fire is contained. I-75 northbound at mile marker 179 is back open. Southbound I-75 remains closed.

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Florida forestry is responding to a large brush fire in North Port.

The fire is threatening 3 structures in the area.  I-75 at mile marker 179 is closed in both directions due to smoke.

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