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Travel advisory issued for smoke, fog in Leon County

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Posted at 5:45 AM, May 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 05:53:56-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Authorities have issued a travel advisory for smoke and fog in the area between Silver Lake Road and Lake Bradford Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the Consolidated Dispatch Authority advised the Tallahassee Regional Communications Center of a forest fire burning in the area between Silver Lake Road and Lake Bradford Road on Thursday morning.

They say smoke warning signs have been placed around the Tallahassee Airport area by the Department of Transportation.

The smoke has moved slowly into the Tallahassee city limits, according to FHP.

Authorities say if the smoke and fog mix cause visibility concerns and driver's have to stop, please drive completely off the roadway and then come to a complete stop.