JFRD responds to barge fireplace close to Mayport

UPDATE: four p.m. | JFRD says the fireplace is out. 

The Jacksonville Fireplace and Rescue Division is responding to stories of a barge fireplace close to the Mayport space.

JFRD mentioned the fireplace was close to buoy #22 and the Particular Operations Workforce has been referred to as to deal with the fireplace as a result of it’s in a confined area.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace and the US Coast Guard are additionally on the scene aiding within the investigation.

In accordance with a spokesperson for the US Coast Guard the barge was getting used for a dredging challenge.

We’re working to be taught extra details about this incident.