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Prescribed burn scheduled for today, Thursday, September 5th on the Jelks Preserve

  • Date: 09/05/2019 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM  

Conditions permitting, staff from Sarasota County Fire Department and Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources will be conducting a prescribed burn today, September 5, 2019 on the Jelks Preserve located at 2300 N. River Rd. Venice FL. starting around 10:30 AM.


The burn will be approximately 30 acres and located in the Northern portion of the preserve.  


The National Weather Service Fire Forecast predicts West winds today.  A smoke column may be visible from locations around North Port, North River Road and the Interstate.


If you have any questions about the burn, please contact North Port Fire Rescue at (941) 240-8150.



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