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Brush Fire Temporarily Closes County Road 640

Published on May 18, 2021

County Road 640 between Bonnie Mine Road and County Road 555 has been closed temporarily due to a large brush fire south of Bartow.

The fire, which is not threatening any residential structures, began shortly after 4 p.m. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is working with Polk Fire to assist with traffic control. The road is expected to be closed for several hours and motorists in the area are advised to use caution.