Firefighters tackle brush fire in Colchester County Thursday evening

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**Updated at 4:08 p.m.**

The Valley-Kemptown and District Fire Brigade tackled a brush fire in Manganese Mines on Thursday evening.

Fire Chief Nigel Leggett says 26 members responded to the fire off WIllie Hoare Road around 5:20 p.m.

Leggett says three trucks and a water supply pumper were used to fight the fire, and a local drone was engaged for "size up and reconnaissance work". 

The Department of Lands and Forestry says the fire was around 0.2 hectares in size and no structures were damaged.

The fire was contained by 6:30 p.m. and no injuries were reported.

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