Prescribed burn scheduled for Sunday in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- You may see or smell smoke in the Fort Pierce area this weekend. A prescribed burn is scheduled for Sunday, weather permitting.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Savannas Preserve State Park will burn about 225 acres of pine flatwoods in the area east of US 1 near Kitterman Road in Fort Pierce.

Prescribed burns mimic natural fire cycles and help restore healthy forests

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