The burn is expected to last through Nov. 9.
Smoke may be evident in the area around Lake Park today, but officials say there’s no cause for alarm. The Florida Forestry Service and the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department are teaming up to conduct a prescribed burn today, Nov. 9 at the 17302 N. Dale Mabry Highway park. The burn is expected to last one day and is being conducted for site management and hazardous fuels reduction purposes, according to a media release from Hillsborough County. Anyone who wants more information about the burn can call the parks department at 813-264-3806.
The park is located at north Dale Mabry Highway and Van Dyke Road in Lutz.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our …