Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco authorities have reopened the US 19 southbound lanes after it was temporarily closed due to smoke from a nearby brush fire. Gulf Way between Sea Pines and Old Dixie Highway has also been reopened.
Pasco Fire Rescue has contained what was described as a fast-moving brush fire in the area of US 19 and Arcola Avenue and US 19 and Sunnydale Drive.
The fire is mostly in a wooded area and, so far, has burned up to 20 acres. No reports of injuries and no reports of homes damaged in the fire.