Brush Fire in Hudson Closes U.S. Hwy 19

Firefighters have been battling a brush fire in Hudson overnight.

The fire has burned about 100 acres so far and a portion of U.S. Highway 19 near the area has been closed.

Pasco County Fire Department firefighters say the fire is burning off U.S. 19 near New York Avenue in Hudson and  is moving west toward U.S. 19.

Officials reported flames 100 feet in the air overnight.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, believe the fire started in the woods behind the Club Wildwood Mobile Home Park, and at least 150 residents along the tree line of the mobile home park were evacuated.