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