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Prescribed burn scheduled for today, Friday, May 22nd on Carlton Reserve

  • Date: 05/22/2020 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, May 22, 2020 on the T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve (Carlton Reserve) starting after 11:00AM.

 

The burn will be approximately 210 acres and located on the northern portion of the reserve, just east of the Windy Sawgrass Cow Camp (aka Cowboy Camp) and just south of the Myakka River State Park boundary. 

 

The National Weather Service Fire Forecast predicts easterly 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.