Large brush fire burning near Parma, low visibility in the area

Posted at 7:33 PM, Sep 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 21:33:48-04

Crews are fighting a large brush fire in Parma, with strong winds and no visibility.

Crews temporarily closed Apple Valley Road between Locker and Highway 20/26 due to large amounts of smoke and no visibility due to the brush fire, according to Parma Police Department.

The road has since reopened but police ask people to avoid the area unless it is absolutely necessary to be there. Crews are still on the scene addressing hot spots, according to police. The cause of the fire has not been reported.