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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