Fellsmere Fire Smoke Drifts Into Palm Bay

By  //  May 8, 2012

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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – A 350-acre brush fire in Indian River County near the town of Fellsmere is bringing heavy smoke into south Brevard County and portions of Palm Bay.  

There is no active fire within the city limits of Palm Bay.

Indian River County Fire Rescue along with the Florida Division of Forestry is currently working to contain the fire, however shifting winds are bringing residual smoke to the area.

There is limited visibility in some areas within the southeast and northwest portions of Palm Bay.  There are currently no road closures.

Palm Bay Fire Rescue is monitoring the situation and will issue advisories as needed.

Residents with upper respiratory issues should be mindful of the smoke effects and consider staying indoors until the smoke clears.

Brevard County Fire Rescue also is monitoring the situation.

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