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Prescribed burn scheduled for today, Wednesday, March 25th on the Carlton Reserve

  • Date: 03/25/2020 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM  

Conditions permitting, staff from both Sarasota County Fire Department and Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources will be conducting a prescribed burn today, March 25, 2020 on the T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve (Carlton Reserve) starting after 11:00AM.


The burn will be a continuation of the 300 acres located in the same area as yesterday’s burn to finish up one of the zones near the South Power Line and Venice-Arcadia Grade.  This will be in the southwest corner zone that will only be approximately 15 acres. 


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


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