Prescribed burn scheduled for today, Monday, August 26th on the Carlton Reserve
- Date: 08/26/2019 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Conditions permitting, staff from Sarasota County Fire Department and Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources will be conducting a prescribed burn today, August 26, 2019 on the T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve (Carlton Reserve) starting around 11:00 AM.
The burn will be approximately 7 acres and located in the southeastern corner of the reserve, or potentially the southwestern corner of Big Slough Preserve, just west of Big Slough canal (aka Myakkahatchee Creek).
The National Weather Service Fire Forecast predicts southerly winds today. A smoke column may be visible from locations in the Estates and from the Interstate.
If you have any questions about the burn please contact North Port Fire Rescue at (941) 240-8150.