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Wildfire in Collier County 95% contained, mop-up operations are now in progress

Posted at 4:14 PM, Feb 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-07 10:37:19-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A 12-acre fire started by yard debris is now 95% contained, according to the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center.

Firefighters say mop-up operations are currently in progress.

The fire originated in Collier County South of I-75, Ave., and Goshen St, and there are currently 4 vehicles at the scene of the fire.

It is important to know that technically, there are no burn bans in effect but we advise that you call the Florida Forest Service before you burn in order to make sure it's safe to do so.