• Smoke from fire causing smog on SR 40, SR 314A


    MARION COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring the area around State Road 40 and State Road 314A for smoke and fog visibility issues.

    The Forestry Department is attempted to gain control of a fire.

    Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling on State Road 40 and State Road 314A.

    Visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smog-type conditions, especially during the night and early morning hours.

    Motorists are reminded to reduce their speed and utilize low-beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions, FHP says.

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