The Florida Highway Patrol says there is currently a wildfire in the Gulf Breeze area. The fire is approximately 80 acres and located southwest of the Garcon Point Bridge.
Motorist may encounter smoke throughout the night in the areas of SR281, I-10, US98 in the Gulf Breeze and Milton area.
Caution is urged when traveling in the area. Visibility may deteriorate quickly if fog and smoke combine, especially at night and in the early morning hours.
There are forestry vehicles in the area, fighting the fire—please watch for them and use due care.
Drivers in the area should reduce their speed, watching for advisory signs and usingheadlights on low beam in situations of reduced visibility. They also may want to consider an alternate route if necessary.