Smoke From Brush Fire Closes Section Of I-95

By  //  April 18, 2013

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Southbound Traffic Halted Near Malabar

BREVARD COUNTY • MALABAR, FLORIDA – Smoke drifting across the interstate near Malabar has resulted in the closure a a section of the highway on Thursday morning.

FHP-180Sgt. Kim Montes of the Florida Highway Patrol said troopers have shut a section of southbound I-95 near Malabar because of a nearby brush fire.

The portion of the highway that is closed is near the Brevard County and Indian River County line.

If headed south, FHP is recommending motorists get off I-95 at Malabar Road, head east and use U.S. Highway 1 driving south to Sebastian Boulevard and turn right.

FHP said the road will return motorists to the open portion of I-95.