A massive fire broke out at a Kissimmee, Florida nursery supplies warehouse on Thursday.
Approximately, two acres of plastic planters were set ablaze before spreading to five acres.
Local citizens with breathing disorders are being told to stay inside.
FOX 11 reported:
Firefighters are working to protect a nursery in Kissimmee after a massive fire nearby broke out early Thursday morning.
According to Osceola Fire officials, a call came in around 2 a.m. about the fire burning behind Nursery Supplies, Inc. at 2050 Ave. A. Officials said about two acres of plastic planters were ablaze before spreading to five acres.
The nursery itself is not on fire, but it was evacuated because workers were inside.
The flames are reportedly two stories high.
🚨 BREAKING: Massive 5 acre fire has broken out a warehouse storing plastic plant pots in Kissimmee, Florida.
Hazmat teams are monitoring air quality due to the large amount of smoke coming from the burning plastics.
Residents with breathing issues should remain indoors. pic.twitter.com/os45P5f3Hr
— Upward News (@UpwardNewsHQ) February 16, 2023
NEW video and a LIVE look of a fire burning in Kissimmee, Florida at a plant nursery. Thousands of plastic planters are reportedly on fire. #KOMONews pic.twitter.com/pPg12ssHwB
— Holly Menino (@hollymenino) February 16, 2023
BREAKING: SkyFOX is live over the scene of this massive fire next to a Kissimmee plant nursery. Live team coverage now on @GoodDayOrlando. @fox35orlando pic.twitter.com/dAwJgqtCuE
— Amy Kaufeldt FOX 35 (@Fox35Amy) February 16, 2023