Brush Fire Near Kennedy Space Center Burns 120-Acres Before Being Contained

By  //  June 10, 2017

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Fire Occurred Around 3 p.m.

Brevard County Fire Rescue crews responded to a brush fire in the wildlife reserve near Kennedy Space Center Saturday afternoon that reached 120-acres at around 3 p.m.. (BCFR Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue crews responded to a brush fire in the wildlife reserve near Kennedy Space Center Saturday afternoon that reached 120-acres at around 3 p.m..

When units arrived, they were able to contain the blaze within a hour.

The fire reportedly burned east of Peacocks Pocket Road in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known at this time.


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