Fires Leave Blanket of Smoke and Beautiful Sunset

February 08, 2024  •  Leave a Comment

Prescribed burns in Alachua County leave a blanket of smoke over parts of the area. This beautiful sunset is viewed from the Lake Santa Fe area. 

These prescribed burns are a way to reduce hazardous fuel buildup and control overgrowth. It also contributes valuable nutrients to the ecosystem.

To view prescribed burns, you can use THIS INTERACTIVE MAP from the Florida Forest Service.

Click on the photo to see a larger version or to see more sunsets in the gallery.

Smoky Sunset SkySmoky Sunset SkyA prescribed burn in Alachua County, Florida leaves a smoky blanket and a beautiful sunset at Lake Santa Fe.


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