SWFD announces prescribed burns

Staff Writer
Walton Sun

The Florida Forest Service (FFS) and The Florida State Park Services (FSPS) are both conducting Prescribed Burns today. The first burn is a 60 acre burn taking place in the Tops’l State Forest south of 6745 Hwy 98 (Donut Hole). That burn is being conducted by the FSPS.

The second burn is a 40 acre burn taking place North of Hwy 98 and East of 331 in the Doodle Forest area. That burn is being conducted by the Florida Forest Service (FFS).

Both burns are expected to last throughout the day and should be completed by nighttime. Both agencies state that flames maybe visible from the road however if you see flames or smoke outside of these areas, please call 911.

If you have any questions regarding these prescribed burn, please contact the following:

Florida State Park Service at 850-267-8330

Florida Forest Service at 850-547-7083.