Tag Archives: wildfire

March 25, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 12:56 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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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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Recent rainfall is assisting efforts to control wildfire flare ups

By on June 24th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:54 am

The return of summer afternoon showers has put a real hit on recent wildfire conditions. Containment efforts on the Santa Fe Swamp fire have progressed to about 70 to 75 percent, but mop up efforts continue as officials expect to […]

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Burn bans in effect for Alachua and Marion counties

By on May 31st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:09 am

Alachua County is now under a mandatory burn ban beginning today and Marion County’s mandatory burn ban begins tonight at 7 p.m. This year’s Memorial Day got a little too hot for those in Dixie County, Florida, where a wildfire […]

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