Firefighters battle several brush fires in Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, FLa. - Firefighters battled two brush fires in Brooksville Friday afternoon. 

Several units from Hernando Fire Rescue and Department of Forestry responded to the area of the Cemex Mines off US-98, where they reported an approximate 100-acre brush fire.

A second brush fire is located in the area of Hope Hill Road.

No word how the fires started as firefighters spent over two hours working to put out the flames.