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Prescribed burn scheduled for Saturday in Taylor County

Public access to burn areas closed
Controlled burns can have positive effects on forests
Posted at 5:15 PM, Jan 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-07 17:16:37-05

TAYLOR COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Suwannee River Water Management District announced Friday that contractors will be conducting prescribed fire operations at the Natural Well Branch tract in western Taylor County on Saturday, Jan. 8.

The district notes burns will be conducted on the east side of the Econfina River from the mid-point bridge south to the Salt Grade.

For the safety of recreational users, public access to the burn areas will be closed during burning operations.