Prescribed burn at Deer Prairie Creek Preserve/Schewe Tract today, Thursday, November 7th
- Date: 11/07/2019 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Conditions permitting, staff from the Southwest Florida Water Management District will be conducting a prescribed fire on Deer Prairie Creek Preserve/Schewe Tract today, Thursday November 7th 2019.
The burn will be approximately 144 acres and located in the eastern portion of the preserve, starting after 10:00 am. This is located 1.5 miles south of I-75, and 1.4 miles north of US 41, 0.9 miles west of the city of North Port, and 0.3 miles northwest of Warm Mineral Springs.
The National Weather Service is forecasting northeast and east winds today and tonight. A smoke column may be visible from locations around North Port, north River Road and from the Interstate.
If you have any questions about the burn please contact North Port Fire Rescue at (941) 240-8150.