Fire officials put out brush fire in eastern Manatee County

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Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 5:03 pm | Updated: 1:16 pm, Sat Mar 9, 2013.

MANATEE COUNTY - Fire crews in eastern Manatee County worked to put out a brush fire Friday.

It happened on Waterline Road, off Rye Road.

The fire burned about an acre of land.

Crews were able to quickly contain the fire and prevent it from spreading across the very dry landscape.

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