Controlled burn planned today in Duval County
DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. -- The St. Johns River Water Management district is conducting an 80-acre prescribed burn Wednesday at the Julington-Durbin Preserve in Duval County.
Prescribed burns help prevent wildfires by burning off fuels that naturally build up over time, while also helping to control the growth of woody shrubs.
Before conducting the burn, the district will check to see if the wind and other weather conditions are correct for controlling the fire and minimizing the impacts of smoke to residents and traffic.
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