LAKE PLACID, Fla. (FOX 13) - A warehouse storing propane tanks has caught fire, according to Highlands County Fire Rescue, and the blaze is sending black smoke into the sky that can be seen for miles.
The scene of the fire is along U.S. Highway 27 and Twitter Road, just east of Lake Josephine. HCFR said crews were there "working a significant fire at the propane warehouse on Twitty Road."
"STAY AWAY - Highway 27 will be shut down," HCFR said on Facebook.
The view from SkyFOX showed other nearby structures burning, but it was not immediately clear what.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.