No Go Fire Update for 2/24
Incident: No Go Fire Wildfire
No Go Fire Update
The No Go Fire located near the intersection of I-95 and SR-50 near Titusville, started on Wednesday, February 22 from a suspected lightning strike. As of today, the fire has grown to 1,800 acres and is 75% contained. The forecast is for strong, gusty winds, shifting from the SW to N tonight with the approach of a cold front. The fire started within the St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge and has burned about 1,400 acres in the refuge with an additional 400 acres outside of the refuge on county and private property. There have been no structures lost and no homes or structures are in immediate danger.
The Incident Command Post is stationed at the Fox Lake Park, which is closed to public access until further notice. Brevard County Fire Rescue, Florida Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands are operating in a unified command with 8 dozers, 10 Type engines, 2 marsh masters, 2 helicopters, and 1 fixed-wing aircraft.
Smoke has diminished today and there are currently no smoke problems on all major roads.