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Prescribed Burn at Lake Park Today

The park is located at north Dale Mabry Highway and Van Dyke Road in Lutz.

Northdale and Carrollwood area residents might smell a little smoke in the air today.

There's no cause for concern though.

The Florida Forest Service is conducting a prescribed burn for the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department today, Tuesday, July 3, at Lake Park, 17302 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Lutz.

The burn will last one day. The purpose of the burn is for ecological site management and hazardous fuels reduction.

For more information, residents should contact the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department at 813-672-7876.

Have you seen or smelled smoke yet today? Let us know in the comments section.

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