Media Release

Wildfire at NE 77th Lane and NE CR 1469

Tuesday, May 8, 2007 1:00 AM

7:10 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY - A fire has ignited in the vicinity of NE 77th Lane and NE CR 1469. The fire is approximately 20 acres in size. Alachua County Fire Rescue and Division of Forestry are working to contain the fire. Several airdrops have been conducted.

While no structures are being threatened at this time, residents in the area are advised to continue monitoring the on going changing fire conditions and be prepared to evacuate if conditions warrant.

Further information can be obtained by calling Rumor Control at 352.264.6557 or the 3-11 Citizens’ Emergency Information Line. 




  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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