FHP warns about Paynes Prairie controlled burn


Florida Highway Patrol has advised that there is currently a 26-acre controlled burn in Payne Prairie State Park in Alachua County. This may affect travel on US 441 throughout the day and into the overnight hours. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling through the area as visibility may deteriorate quickly, especially during the overnight and early morning hours. Motorists are reminded to reduce their speed and utilize their low beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions.