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Updated: 02/12/2014 08:00:05AM

Brush fire burns 5 acres in Gulf Cove

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SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLY, reilly@sun-herald.com

Gulf Cove resident Kim Clickner and his friend, Shawn Joris, walk Clickner's property on Gillot Boulevard after a 5-acre brush fire burned up to the perimeter of his property Tuesday afternoon. Clickner had first spotted the fire and jumped Gillot towards his home "in one minute. His wife, Debbie, called 911 and Charlotte County Fire Department called 2:29 p.m. Five Charlotte fire engines, three Englewood Area Fire Control District engines, one engine from the city of North Port, the Division of Forestry and other agencies assisted in controlling the blaze. No structures were damaged and no cause for the fire was determined Tuesday. The fire is under investigation, Charlotte County Fire and EMS spokeswoman Dee Hawkins said.

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SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLY, reilly@sun-herald.com

Gulf Cove resident Kim Clickner and his friend, Shawn Joris, walk Clickner’s property on Gillot Boulevard after a 5-acre brush fire burned up to the perimeter of his property Tuesday afternoon. Clickner had first spotted the fire and jumped Gillot toward his home “in one minute. His wife, Debbie, called 911 and Charlotte County Fire/EMS was called at 2:29 p.m. Five Charlotte fire engines, three Englewood Area Fire Control District engines, one engine from the city of North Port, the Division of Forestry and other agencies assisted in controlling the blaze. No structures were damaged and no cause for the fire was determined Tuesday. The fire is under investigation, Charlotte County Fire/EMS spokeswoman Dee Hawkins-Garland said.

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