Brevard News

Prescribed Burns Being Conducted Friday in Merritt Island and Fellsmere By Forestry Officials

Space Coast residents may see smoke from two controlled burns in Brevard County, according to the Brevard County Emergency Management Office. Controlled burns, which are conducted by the St. Johns River Water Management District, are designed to get rid of underbrush safely so they don’t provide fuel for out-of-control fire and also assist in restoring native habitats. […]