Two Prescribed Burns Happening Today in Melbourne, Mims

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Brevard County Fire Rescue is advising residents and guests that there will be two prescribed burns happening today in Mims and Melbourne.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue is advising residents and guests that there will be two prescribed burns happening today in Mims and Melbourne.

The first prescribed burn is a 13-acre burn off Arch Rd., west of I-95 in Mims.

The second prescribed burn is a 150-acre burn south of US-192 and west of I-95 in Melbourne.

Prescribed burn, or controlled burning, is a technique used in forest management, farming, or prairie restoration.