The fire on Mary Kitchen Road in Milton is fully contained at 80 acres. Florida Forest Service firefighters will be on scene mopping up hot spots and will continue to monitor for the coming days.
Florida Forest Service crews are gaining ground on the 80-acre Mary Kitchens Fire. High winds and soggy terrain are hampering efforts but three tractor/plow units, two brush trucks, a helicopter and a fixed wing airplane are on scene as well as crews from Bagdad, Avalon, Skyline, Pace and Midway fire departments and are making good progress.
Five structures were threatened at the onset of the fire but have been secured.
Mary Kitchens Road is closed at this time and crews will remain on scene.