Prescribed Burn planned for St. Sebastian Buffer Preserve

The St. Sebastian Buffer Preserve will be conducting a prescribed burn today, according to the Fellsmere Police Department.

Authorization for the burn was obtained from the Florida Forest Service, Orlando District.

The burn will be conducted in the NE quadrant of the Preserve which is located north of the C-54 canal and east of I-95 in Brevard County. The yellow trail will be closed for the duration of the burn.

Given the size of the burn, Fellsmere area residents may see ash and smoke.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.