Venice firefighters extinguish brush fire at country club.
VENICE - Venice firefighters extinguish a 2-acre brush fire at the Venetian Golf and River Club late Thursday night.
According to the Venice Fire Department, the fire burned between 500 and 1,000 feet of the country club's community boardwalk behind the clubhouse. No injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by City Fire Marshal Jack Stevenson.
Firefighters returned to the scene on Friday to extinguish and flare-ups. Residents should expect to see smoke in the area.