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FHP: Use caution driving in St. John's after blaze

Published:   |   Updated: July 6, 2014 at 02:26 PM

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) The Florida Highway Patrol is advising motorists in St. John's County to use extra caution amid smoky conditions.

Troopers say they are monitoring a fire near U.S. 1 south of St. Augustine.

According to the FHP, visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smoke and fog-like conditions, especially at night and in early morning hours.

Authorities recommend reducing speed and utilizing low beam headlights to adapt to the changing weather conditions.

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