Author Archives: Brianne Wigley

New report lists Florida number 1 in boating mishaps

By on July 13th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:07 am

It’s summer, a time when a lot of people enjoy fun on Florida’s waterways. But as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley reports, boaters are being encouraged to use caution.

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Loss of firefighters may lead to changes in Department of Agriculture practices

By on July 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:50 am

After two forest rangers were killed last month in the Blue Ribbon Fire in Hamilton County, a review team was formed to investigate the incident. Their review has been released and Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley spoke to Florida Department […]

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Rainy conditions help wildfire containment efforts

By on June 27th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:54 am

Rainy weather conditions in North Central Florida have helped reduce the number of wildfires in the Wacasassa Forestry District. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Ludie Bond talked with WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley and says a burn ban is still in place for many […]

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Keep pets in mind on hot days

By on May 23rd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:13 am

With temperatures reaching the 90’s today pet owners need to be careful about leaving animals in cars. Alachua County Animal Services Director David Flagler says this is an area of concern in Florida in particular. “Being away for any length […]

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