Commissioner Adam H. Putnam to Host Media Availability on Florida Wildfires

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Nearly 80,000 acres within state fire jurisdiction have burned due to wildfires in 2017, a more than fourfold increase from the same timeframe in 2016. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and State Forester Jim Karels will hold a media availability today to discuss these wildfires and forecasted wildfire conditions.

Event:     Media availability on wildfires

Date:       Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Time:       2 p.m.

Office of the Commissioner of Agriculture
The Capitol, PL-10
400 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, Fla. 32399

For more information about the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit or call 1-800-HELP-FLA.


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