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Prescribed burn on the Carlton Ranch today | Environment

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Prescribed burn on the Carlton Ranch today
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Prescribed burn on the Carlton Ranch today

Venice, FL - There is a 150 acre prescribed burn today on the Carlton Ranch. The burn is taking place approximately 4½ miles north of North Port, near State Road 72.

Prevailing winds this afternoon are driving the smoke toward the city limits, and staying lower to the ground than expected.

Fire Officials have spoken with the burn supervisor, who reports the fire is well attended and under control.

If you have any questions, please contact North Port Fire Rescue District at (941) 240-8150.

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