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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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, but was raised in Jupiter, Florida. He spent 12 years in radio & television before making a career change to computer programming and computer engineering. Andy worked for several technology companies in Atlanta before returning to Florida in 2002. Eventually, he returned to the news sector and joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.