Thursday, December 27, 2012

Small Brush Fire Erupts By Merritt Island Airport


MERRITT ISLAND, Florida -- A small brush fire that erupted near the Merritt Island Airport yesterday did not impact roadways or homes according to Brevard County Fire Rescue spokesperson Lt. Jeffrey Taylor.  


The fire was reported south of the Merritt Island Airport at 10:24 am.  The fire was estimated at less than a quarter acre in medium fuel and moving slowly.   BCFR fire crews were on scene quickly and achieved knock down on the fire within seven minutes. 


PHOTO: BREVARD TIMES / Charles Parker