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, Florida – 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 began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers and eventually worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta, Georgia. He returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002. Andy is also a restaurant critic throughout the county.
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