Palm Bay Fire Rescue Urges Residents To Avoid Cogan and San Filippo Area Due To Flare-Up Fires

By  //  March 10, 2016

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A 2-year old child was airlifted to the hospital on Friday as a result of being bitten in the face by the family dog, according to a City of Palm Bay release.

Fire Crews from Palm Bay, Malabar and Brevard County are currently working to contain some flare-up fires in the area of Cogan and San Filippo.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Fire Crews from Palm Bay, Malabar and Brevard County are currently working to contain some flare-up fires in the area of Cogan and San Filippo.

Officials are asking people to please avoid the area, particularly the residential streets, so that crews can move quickly to address these flare-up fires.

At this time there are no major road closures and no homes being threatened.

3/9/16 6:55 p.m. – Fire in the area of Cogan and San Filippo is 95% contained and officials expect that roads will reopen in the next few minutes. Fire officials will remain in the area through the night to monitor the area. There will be residual smoke in the area.

3/9/16 3:03 pm – Palm Bay Fire Rescue has responded to a brush fire in the area of San Filippo and Cogan. At this time it is estimated that approximately 10 acres have been affected. Two homes have been damaged and crews are working to protect others in the area. Rescue crews ask that people avoid the area. Media responding to the scene can set up at 250 Osmosis Drive SE.


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