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FHP issues smoke advisory for I-75

Press release from Florida Highway Patrol

An earlier 6-7 acre wildfire east of Interstate 75 near Wacahoota Road (mile marker 377) in Alachua County may continue to emit residual smoke over the next several days. Motorists traveling in this area of Interstate 75 and US Highway 441 near Paynes Prairie are reminded to reduce their speed and utilize low beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions; visibility may deteriorate quickly, especially during the night time and early morning hours.