BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - ***Update 8:15 a.m. 7/23/19***
State Road 407 reopened Tuesday morning in Brevard County after being closed Monday due to smoke from a brush fire.
"Smoke is still in the area, so use caution," the FHP tweeted. "Troopers will continue to monitor this area for any problems."
Brevard County: SR-407 has just re-opened. Smoke is still in the area, so use caution. Troopers will continue to monitor this area for any problems. — FHP Orlando (@FHPOrlando) July 23, 2019
***Update 9:15 p.m. 7/22/19***
Investigators said the fire is 100 percent contained at 25 acres. FHP said a section of State Road 407 will remain closed due to smoke impacting the highway and poor visibility.
State Road 407 is closed in Brevard County as crews work to extinguish a brush fire burning near the road Monday evening.
The fire was first reported around 6:30 p.m.
The road closure is in effect between Interstate 95 and State Road 528. Florida Department of Transportation video from that area shows heavy smoke billowing over the interstate.
Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.
Brevard County Fire Rescue and the Titusville Fire Department are fighting the fire but there's no word on when the road will reopen.
Check back for more updates on this developing story.
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