National Forests in Florida
U.S. Forest Service
325 John Knox Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303
There are five wildfires currently burning in the Osceola National Forest. All of the fires are located in Columbia County (see Fire Map). All of the fires were started by lightning.
The Smith Still Fire started May 29, is 516 acres, and is 95 percent contained.
The Deep Creek Fire started May 26, is 183 acres, and is 95 percent contained.
The Little Frog started May 29, is 20 acres, and is 100 percent contained.
The Little Gum Fire started May 29, is 4 acres, and is 100 percent contained.
The 238 Fire started May 14, is 170 acres, and is 100 percent contained.
Fire crews continue to secure the fire line and mop-up hotspots within the fire perimeter on the Smith Still and Deep Creek Fires. The Little Frog, Little Gum, and 238 Fires are in a patrol and monitor status.
Due to the on-going hot and dry weather, these fires will continue to smolder until the area receives significant rainfall.
|Current as of|
|Location||All fires are in Columbia County(see Fire Map).|
|Incident Commander||Mark Ploski, IC3|
|Incident Description||See Summary.|
|Coordinates||30.201 latitude, -82.442 longitude|
Timber and grass understory.
Secure line, mop-up, patrol, and monitor.
Fires will continue to smolder until significant rainfall is received.