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 FreshFromFlorida.com or call 1-800-HELP-FLA.