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Gender reveal party sparks 10-acre fire in Florida

Posted at 7:56 AM, Apr 02, 2020

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (WESH-TV) — A gender reveal party mixed with explosives has sparked a 10-acre fire in Florida.

WESH-TV reports it happened Saturday in Brevard County. The county has been prohibiting open burning because of an increase in fires.

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Officials say to follow the rules in order to avoid straining medical resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A violation of the burn ban comes with an up to $500 fine and jail time.