Flames beneath the surface of the Okefenokee swamp came up to the surface over the weekend. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports, smoke from the Honey Prairie Fire is moving east.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/HoneyPrarieWrap.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.