Lightning strike triggers 150-acre brush fire in Mims

Crews are battling a 150-acre brush fire in Mims that was triggered by lighting, Brevard County Fire Rescue said Sunday afternoon.

Brevard Fire said the fire was in a difficult-to-access area Saturday night of northern Brevard County, between Buck Lake Conservation Area and the Fawn Lake subdivision off State Road 46.

BCFR said it is assisting Florida Fire Service with putting out the fire. BCFR first said the fire was 50 acres, but FFS said the fire has grown to 150 acres.


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