36th Ave SE fire remains at 8,250 acres, now 95% contained

Writer: Derrick Shaw
36th Ave SE Fire Collier County, FL 8,250 Acres.

The 36th Ave SE fire remains at 8,250 acres and is now 95% contained. Wildland firefighters continue to assess containment lines, check for hot spots, and conduct mop-up operations.

Fire and Smoke Hazards

Smoke will continue to be visible in the area of the 36th Ave SE fire until more significant rainfall further reduces heat on the interior hot spots. Crews will continue assessing containment lines and conducting detailed mop up throughout the area of the fire. If you see active flames, it is important to call 911.

Fire Weather:

Weather outlook for Friday is calling for a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. It will be mostly sunny at 91 degrees with calm easterly winds around 6 mph becoming more southerly.

Copyright ©2023 Fort Myers Broadcasting. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without prior written consent.