Brush Fire Update


Lee Williams Road Brush Fire Update

Fire Status

A 7,500-acre wildfire is burning in the area of Picayune Strand State Forest. Firefighters and safety crews from 16 agencies are battling the blaze that is now 80% contained.

All recreational facilities in Picayune Strand State Forest are curently closed due to the wildfire. 

Roadway Alerts

I-75 is NOW OPEN in both directions between mile marker 105 (Golden Gate Parkway exit) and mile marker 80 (State Road 29 exit).Collier Boulevard (951) is open.

Where there is fire, there is ultimately smoke, and smoke does not mix well with safe driving. Unforeseen changes in the wind and weather may create conditions where visibility on roadways is seriously impaired. Under these conditions drivers need to be cautious.

Hotels & Rentals

There are no evacuation orders in effect.

Should you need to evacuate your hotel, vacation rental or home, you can search for hotel accommodations at our Hotels & Rentals link. Use the Search feature to select properties by Area, Type, Location, Personality or Amenities. To find Pet Friendly hotels or rentals, choose Pet Friendly in the Amenities section. 

In order to respond to questions about the wildfire threat in eastern Collier County, the Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services has opened the Emergency Information Hotline. The Collier Emergency Information Hotline numbers are (239) 252-8444 or 311 (Collier County only) and will be open until further notice.

See For Yourself!

View the live web cams to see how things look on Naples and Marco Island beaches.

Check the weather on Collier County's Online Weather Center page and see a live view of the beach on Marco Island.

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