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Skillet Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 6/21/2014

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Smoke plume from Skillet Fire seen from welcome center boardwalk.

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The Skillet Fire was detected June 14, at 1700, approximately 0.25 miles south of Highway 41, between Skillet Strand and national preserve headquarters.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday June 14th, 2014 approx. 05:00 PM
LocationApproximately .25 miles south of Hwy 41, between Skillet Strand and national preserve headquarters.

Current Situation

Size2,588 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Fuels Involved

Pineland

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Unit Information

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Big Cypress National Preserve
National Park Service
33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, FL 34141

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