The Levy Prairie wildfires have picked back up near the city of Hawthorne. The fire and smoke is thick enough to blur driver’s vision and make the road hard to see. North Florida Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the problem worsened in the late evening.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/Bond1.mp3]
She says drivers who run into these conditions should slow down and turn on their wipers and headlights.