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FHP: Smoke from prescribed burn could limit driver's visibility

70-90 acre burn in area of Otis Rd. near U.S. 90

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A prescribed burn Saturday in the area of Otis Road near U.S. 90 may affect motorist’s visibility in Duval County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smoke/fog conditions from the 70-90 acre burn, officials said.  

Motorists are especially encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas during the night and early-morning hours.

Motorists are reminded to reduce their speed as necessary to and use their low-beam headlights to adapt to changing weather conditions.