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Firefighters Will Continue to Monitor 300-Acre Brush Fire in Brevard County Overnight

FHP says a prescribed burn in Titusville could also cause low visibility between I-95 and SR-50 tonight. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

FHP says a prescribed burn in Titusville could also cause low visibility between I-95 and SR-50 tonight. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons

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The Florida Forest Service and Brevard County Fire Rescue are responding to a 300 acre brush fire in Port St. John.

The “Horse Stable Fire” is located in the Golf View and Flora Vista area.

The fire started in the early afternoon.

By 9 PM EST it was about 90 percent contained. Crews will continue to monitor its progress overnight.

Florida Highway Patrol shut down SR 407 in both directions between SR 528 and I-95 because of the fire.

FHP says a prescribed burn in Titusville could also cause low visibility between I-95 and SR-50 tonight.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.


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Danielle Prieur

About Danielle Prieur

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Danielle Prieur is a general reporter for 90.7 News. She studied journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and interned at 101.9 WDET. She is originally from the metro Detroit area.

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