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Containment lines holding strong in Levy Prairie fire

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The Olive Fire in the Levy Prairie is still smoking, but it is within the containment line. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says firefighters are monitoring the fire day to day.

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She says today’s forecasted rain may help prevent flare-ups in the fire, but wind and dry moss in the area can still fuel the flames.

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