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TUESDAY 7/2: Whitney Fire at 173 Acres

The Whitney Fire was recorded at 173 acres during reconnaissance flights at 6:00 PM on Monday 7/1. The fire activity picked up a bit yesterday during the afternoon when temperatures climbed to 95 degrees F and humidity levels fell. The fire pushed west of the Northcut Rd.

Additional resources continued to arrive from US Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Georgia Department of Forestry, and Florida Forest Service.

The following closures remain in place:

  • North Cut Rd – including the “Shell Road” to the old wharf ruins
  • Main Rd at the junction of S. Cut Rd, Main Rd. is closed from here to the north.
  • Killman Field Trail
  • Brickley Trail
  • Rollercoaster Trail north of S. Cut
  • Cedar Dock Rd (this is a trail)
  • Terrapin Point Trail
  • Lake Whitney Trail

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