2 Boats Catch Fire Following Explosion In Micco

2 boats catch fire in a storage lot off Micco Road near Barefoot Bay.
2 boats catch fire in a storage lot off Micco Road near Barefoot Bay. (Photo: Andy Hodges)

MICCO – Brevard County officials are still investigating a fire that caused two boats to go up in flames following an explosion in Micco.

Barefoot Bay residents living near Micco Road alerted authorities at around 8:17 a.m. about a fire inside a fenced in a storage facility.

A witness told Sebastian Daily that they heard an explosion this morning and then saw smoke.

Another resident stated she was riding by the facility and saw a pontoon boat on fire.

Two boats were up in flames by the time the fire department arrived.


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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.