The Picayune Strand fire grows to 6,500 acres, 30 percent contained. Be sure to go to NBC-2.com to continue to monitor the situation.
Many of you have called asking about how to handle smoke damage to your homes. The University of Florida has put together a great document on the steps you should take once the fire has been contained. For more information on how to get soot and smoke out of your home, download the document.
6,000 acres on fire at Picayune State Park - 30% contained. MANDATORY EVACUATION for Forest Glen Community. No news yet when residents can return. Will keep you posted. To read more, view the NBC-2.com news article.