No New Wildfire Igntions

Florida Forest Service did not responded to any new igntions today.
The next update will be if new igntions start.

Update on Active Wildfire in Okeechobee District
Date/Time County Acres Cause Location Special Notes
05/29/2014 14:05 Glades 8 Lightning Old Muse Rd; 8 miles NW of the city
of Port Labelle, FL
300 gallons of water put
onto fire today. Smoldering
05/29/2014 15:30 Okeechobee 1 Lightning Turnpike between mile marker 183
and 184 on the west side South
bound
600 gallons of water put
onto fire today. Interior
Burning.
05/29/2014 15:35 St. Lucie 1 Lightning Triple S Ranch across from the Quail
Creek Gate
300 gallons of water put on
fire today; lots of interior
smoke.
05/29/2014 16:57 Highlands 10 Lightning FWC Property - approximately 2
miles NE of Sebring Florida
Pockets of unburned
vegetation were burned out
by firefighters to reduce the
chances of wildfire
rekindling and spreading
05/28/2014 13:33 Martin 35 Lightning 13820 SW Silverfox Lane at PSS
Recycling in Indiantown – fire burnt
into swamp
Dozer containment lines re-
established
05/28/2014 13:39 Saint Lucie 30 Under
Investigation
Tree top trail & Slash Pine road off
Indio Road
Investigation is turned over
to Office of Agriculture Law
Enforcement; 15 hot spots
found; 300 gallons of water
put onto wildfire.
05/28/2014 15:59 Indian River 8 Lightning Approx 2 miles south of Fellsmere, FL Fire Controlled (out)
05/27/2014 15:57 Highlands 0.3 Lightning 6 miles NW of Placid Lakes, FL Received rain, Smoldering
05/27/2014 15:39 Highlands 0.3 Lightning 6 miles NW of Placid Lakes, FL Received rain, Smoldering
05/26/2014 11:47 Highlands 2 Lightning 6 miles NW of Placid Lakes, FL Received rain, Smoldering
05/16/2014 16:21 Highlands 35 Lightning Lake Placid off Hallmark Ave near
Highlands Park Estates.
some smoldering and re-
burning on the interior
Map of locations http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service/Wildfire/Current-Fire-Conditions

Florida Forest Service, Okeechobee District - For more information, please contact your local station



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Local Release, Please Respond to:
Melissa Yunas, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist
Florida Forest Service (772) 260-0053
Melissa.Yunas@freshfromflorida.com
For Immediate Release
5/30/2014
Martin County 772.221.4045 Indian River County 772.778.5085 Highlands County 863.655.6407
Saint Lucie County 772.468.3915 Okeechobee County 863.462.5160 Glades County 863.674.4000

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