Brush Fire Season Underway; Fire Called Suspicious
Posted: 3:21 am Monday, March 5th, 2018
By Ann Kelly
A brush fire in Hernando County is begin called suspicious. The weekend blaze on Kingbird Rd near 19 damaged three homes. Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. It is wildfire season in the Bay area.
A bill to allow teachers to carry guns, but does not a ban on assault rifles, will go before the Florida Senate today after a rare weekend session. That bill also carry a substantial amount of amendments.
Traffic is getting heavier at the beach with spring break at the beach right around the corner and Clearwater Beach has already gotten a jump-start on traffic control with a ten week park and ride that’s free. It started this past Monday with shuttle rides to and from parking lots to the beach. Look for signs around town that will direct you to those lots. And if you’d rather take the ferry – which is not free – the city plans to double the amount of boats.