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Contact: Bob DeGross, 239-695-1107
There are currently four active fires within Big Cypress National Preserve. All are lightning caused fires that began on June 13, 2011. The fires are:
North Bundschu Fire - approximately 2,800 acres
South Bundschu Fire - approximately 900 acres
Kissimmee Billie Fire - approximately 25 acres
Oil Pad Fire - approximately 1,000 acres
You can find a map showing the approximate location of the fire activity by clicking here.
Due to the location of the Oil Pad Fire the Concho Billie, Windmill Tram and Burns Lake access points are closed to all backcountry activity.