Category: Florida Forest Service

Florida Forest Service Highlights Benefits of Controlled Prescribed Fire Burns

Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Forest Service are highlighting prescribed fire and its role in public safety and maintaining the health of Florida’s agriculture and natural lands during Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, January 27 through February 2.

Brevard County Fire Rescue, Palm Bay Fire Rescue, Florida Forest Service Douse Brush Fire in Grant-Valkaria

Brevard County Fire Rescue, with the assistance of Palm Bay Fire Rescue and the Florida Forest Service, responded to a brush fire in the 6800 block of Las Pamos Drive in Grant-Valkaria. The fire was contained to approximately three acres. No homes were damaged, no injuries occurred, and no evacuations took place.

Melbourne, Brevard and Florida Forest Service Units Fighting Brush Blaze Near John Rodes Boulevard

Melbourne Fire Rescue, assisted by Brevard County Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service, are at the scene of a brush fire on Saturday near John Rodes Boulevard in Melbourne. According to fire officials, the blaze is not a threat to property as of 6 p.m. Currently, there is no report as to how the fire may have started.