Brush fire ignires south of BCC Palm Bay

PALM BAY, Fla. - Palm Bay firefighters are battling a vehicle fire in a heavily-wooded area near the Brevard Community College campus.

Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports fire officials were called about 11:25 a.m. with reports that flames from the vehicle fire consumed at least an acre of land off of Treeland Boulevard, which sits south of the college's Palm Bay campus.

Several fire engines are the site. It was not immediately known what caused the fire. Brevard County is currently under a red flag alert, which means weather conditions are favorable for the spread of wildfires.

No structures are threatened, officials report.

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