Motorist Advisory: 80-acre forest fire near I-10 in Columbia County

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The Flordia Highway Patrol has issued a motorist advisory for Columbia County due to an active 80-acre forest fire in the area.

The fire is approximately 0.3 miles south of Interstate 10 and 1.8 miles east of U.S. Highway 441 near the western portion of Osceola National Forest.

This may affect travel on I-10 due to smoke on the roadways through the night and early morning hours.

FHP is encouraging motorists to use caution when traveling as visibility may deteriorate quickly. Reducing speed and utilizing low beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions is recommended.

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