HILLSBOROUGH (970 WFLA) - HillsboroughCounty firefighters battled a brush fire in the south part of the countyTuesday.

Firefighters say the fire destroyed about 50 acres and is located in the area of Hwy 41 South and Valroy Road.

It took firefighters close to two hours to gain control on this fire and they say they’re putting out hot spots.


I-75 was closed due to the smoke in the area, but is now back open.