Fires Cause Dense Smoke in NCF
Several Brush Fires burned in North Central Florida Sunday, producing a thick cloud of smoke covering much of the area.
The largest brush fire measured at more than 11,000 acres located in the middle of Pinhook Swamp in Columbia County.
There were reports of the fire's smoke reaching Panama City Beach Sunday evening.
The Clay County Line Fire did not threaten any homes.
Saturday, a fire in Clay County did threaten two homes, but by Sunday evening fire crews were holding the lines with the fire at 85 acres.
Florida Highway Patrol officials are warning drivers of dense smoke conditions near the following areas:
- State Road 121 and County Road 337 in Levy County
- US 301 from Waldo to Hawthorne
- State Road 26 at State Road 121 in Alachua County.
You can also visit the Florida Highway Patrol's website at http://www.flhsmv.gov/fhp/ to keep checking road conditions before you head out.
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