Firefighters Will Continue to Monitor 300-Acre Brush Fire in Brevard County Overnight
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.
— BCFRpio (@BCFRpio) April 17, 2019
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.
Road closure Brevard County: SR 407 is closed in both directions between SR 528 and I-95, due to a fire and low visibility. Use 511 for updates on closure. pic.twitter.com/Hgqoz62lwg
— FHP Orlando (@FHPOrlando) April 17, 2019
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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