Crews battling brush fire near East Bay Raceway Park off US-41 in Tampa, junk cars in line of fire

TAMPA - Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is working on a brush fire that broke out in the Port Manatee area of Tampa at a junkyard, putting several cars in the line of fire.

The flames caught at least four cars on fire near a junk yard at near East Bay Raceway Park off US-41.

Tons of smoke is pluming over the area, but it is not affecting visibility on Us 41 right now. 

  On Thursday night, there was a small brush fire at 6050 Jenson Road in two spots in a 1/2 acre radius. The fires were put out and they do not appear to have started Friday's fire.

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