Brevard County Fire Rescue reported a structure fire in the 6900 block of South Tropical Trail on Merritt Island.

According to its post on Twitter, it is a heavily involved structure with exposures/defensive fire/access issues, and it is not known whether the structure is occupied.

As of 8:30 a.m. Friday, Tropical Trail is closed at Pineda Causeway. BCFR is on scene.

At 6:30 a.m., BCFR Tweeted that South Tropical Trail from Pineda to North of the 6900 block is closed due to the fire. Emergency vehicles are blocking the roadway, and authorities are asking drivers to use an alternate route.

Check back for updates.

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