Jacksonville, FL - 19 wildfires are burning through Northeast Florida, and many are still smoking.
State officials are monitoring the fires, most small, 24 hours a day at this time.
Because of the smoke, visibility could deteriorate quickly so the Florida Highway Patrol is urging you to drive safe. Especially in the evening or early morning hours, you should drive at a reduced speed and use low beam headlights.
These are the most significant fires in the region right now. The Florida Forest Service says all are 100% contained, although many are still smoking.
Baker County fires:
-Lee Harvey fire- started 3/16/13 on Lee Harvey Road. The fire is 65 acres.
-Sawtooth 3 fire- started3/16/13 on Steel Bridge at Sawtooth. The fire is 22 acres.
Clay County fires:
-Pintze Lane fire- started 3/2/13 on the 5000 block of Pintze Lane in Middleburg. The fire is 5 acres and still smoking.
-Watkins Road fire- started 3/9/13 on Russell Road and Watkins Road. The fire is 1.5 acres and still smoking.
-Indian Trail fire- started 3/10/13 on the 5000 block of Indian Trail off Belamy Road in McCray. The fire is .5 acres and not smoking.
-Going Home fire- started 3/10/13 on the 5600 block of CR 218 in Middleburg. The fire is .3 acres with an isolated spot burning.
-Snapdragon fire- started 3/13/13 on the 2000 block of Snapdragon Ave off Blanding Blvd. The fire is .3 acres and still smoking.
-McClelland fire- started 3/14/13 on the 400 block of McClelland Road off Long Branch. The fire is 5 acres and not smoking.
-Black Creek fire- started 3/15/13 on Russell Road and Mariners Road. The fire is .5 acres.
-Spencer Plantation- started 3/15/13 on Oakleaf Plantation to Spencer Plantation Blvd to Water Mill. The fire is 1 acre and still smoking.
-Trouble fire- started 3/16/13 on Moss Oak Loop off Buggy Whip Trail. The fire is 19 acres and lightly smoking.
Duval County fires:
-Maple Road fire- started 3/9/13 on the 200 block of Maple Avenue off Beaver Street. The fire is 2 acres and still smoking.
-Equestrian fire- started 3/15/13 on Normandy Blvd near the Equestrian Center. The fire is 1 acre and not smoking.
-San Pablo fire- started 3/16/13 on San Pablo and Beach Blvd. The fire is 13 acres and still smoking.
Nassau County fires:
-Ben Branch Farm- started 3/14/13 on Ben Branch Farm Road off Thomas Creek Road. The fire is 3 acres and still smoking.
-Calhoun Street fire- started 3/16/13 on Calhoun Road and ONeil Scott Road. The fire is 1 acre and lightly smoking.
St. Johns County fires:
-Main Line fire- started 3/14/13 off 204, east of Flagler Estates and West of Brick Road. The fire is .1 acres and not smoking.
-Flores fire- started 3/16/13 on the 200 block of Flores Way. The fire is 7.5 acres and still smoking.
-Bryan Way fire- started 3/16/13 on the 1600 block of Bryan Way. The fire is .3 acres.