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175 acre brush fire burning between Deland and New Smyrna Beach

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 18:11:57-04

Fire crews are battling a large brush fire in Volusia County.

According to officials, 175 acres are on fire between Deland and New Smyrna Beach along SR-44.

The Florida Forest Service posted on Twitter that the fire started as 2-acres and quickly spread.

Officials are asking people to avoid the area. There are currently no structures in danger.

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