TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This morning, the Florida Forest Service (FFS) Blue Incident Management Team (IMT) confirmed that significant rainfall has continued to improve conditions for the Chipola Complex, which encompasses three wildfires. The Blue IMT will begin transitioning the incident back to the FFS Chipola Forestry Center and monitor any new activity.
Bertha Swamp Road Fire:
The Bertha Swamp Road Fire, located in Gulf, Bay, and Calhoun counties, is estimated at 33,131 acres and is now 40% contained.
Adkins Avenue Fire:
The Adkins Avenue Fire, located in Bay County, is 875 acres and is 95% contained.
Star Ave Fire:
The Star Ave Fire, located in Bay County, is 197 acres and is 95% contained.
Currently, there are nearly 70 wildfires burning more than 36,000 acres throughout Florida. It is important for residents to use extreme caution and remain aware of current wildfire activity.