Tag Archives: Marion County Fire Rescue

Back burn in Marion County may cause visibility issues on nearby roads

By on April 8th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

A controlled back burn on Halfmoon Prairie in Marion County Monday may cause visibility issues on nearby State Road 40 and 183rd Avenue Road/Levy Hammock Road.

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Marion County opts out of burn ban, for now

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Despite the recent fires across North Central Florida, a mandatory burn ban will not be implemented in Marion County. Marion County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer Pelveeta Seeraj says the Wildland Task Force decided a burn ban is not necessary. […]

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Heightened fire threat for homes around Ocala National Forest

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help […]

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