Crews battling woods fire near Highway 90 in Hancock County

Crews are battling a huge woods fire in the Springwood neighborhood on Highway 90 in Hancock County.

Bayside, West Hancock, and Clermont Fire in Hancock County responded to the scene earlier this evening. Mississippi Forestry is also on scene helping to get the fire under control.

Bayside Fire says the fire is now several hundred acres. More fire crews from the north end are en route to assist.

They are asking everyone to please stay away from the area as crews work to extinguish the flames.

News 25 will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

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