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Thursday, January 19, 2023

FHP warns Marion County motorists of potential visibility issues from 342-acre prescribed burn

Marion County motorists are being warned of potential visibility issues from an earlier 342-acre prescribed burn.

The affected area is located near Fort McCoy in the vicinity of County Road 314. The Florida Highway Patrol states that there may be lingering smoke in this area from the prescribed burn.

Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area since visibility may deteriorate quickly, especially during the nighttime and early morning hours.

The Florida Highway Patrol is also reminding motorists to reduce their speed and utilize low-beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions.