Monday, March 21, 2011

Post St John Fire

A small brush fire closed an Interstate 95 ramp in Brevard County on Monday.
The blaze was reported near Interstate 95 and Port St. John Parkway.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Fire Reported Near Miami

Miami firefighters battled a 50-acre brush fire that broke out Friday north of the Tamiami Trail in Miami, authorities said.
The blaze that started  near north of the roadway that runs from Miami to Naples and was separated from businesses and homes by a canal. Miami brush fire quickly spread to about 400 acres.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Titusville, home of Kennedy Space Center, remains under a state of emergency due to a 10,000 acre brush fire threatening homes and reducing visibility on the roads.
One mobile home and two hunting camps have been destroyed, 200-300 homes are threatened and the county has been placed under a voluntary evacuation, according to Brevard County firefighters.

"The conditions were very ripe due to all of the freezes that came through (this winter)," one firefighter told reporters in a briefing, "The vegetation on top of the ground was dead and already dry."
The fire, which erupted west of I-95, spread east and as far north as New Smyrna Beach area of Volusia County, firefighters reported.