2010 Fires and Related Closures
Fire activity described below was canceled due to poor wind conditions.
If conditions remain favorable the fire crew will be conducting a prescribed fire in an area south of U.S. 41, east of the Preserve Headquarters complex and west of Burns Lake Road. For a general area map click here.
If conditions allow prescribed fire activity may take place in the Lostmen's area south of Loop Road today. A total of 4,000 acres may be treated. Activity may take place along the Lostmen's Airboat Trail.
Pending weather conditions the Fire Division of the Preserve will be conducting prescribed fire activity in the following areas: In the Little Deer area south of Mud Lake, east of Monument and west of Buckskin and also the area near the Little Deer landing strip; near the Frank Camp and surrounding pine islands; near the Buckskin/Monument intersection west.
Approximately 5,000 acres will be treated to reduce hazardous fuels.
January 13, 2010 Prescribed Fire Activity