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Designation of railroad rights-of-way as wildfire hazard areas.
F.S. 590.091
590.091 Designation of railroad rights-of-way as wildfire hazard areas.
(1) The Florida Forest Service may annually designate, on or before October 1, those railroad rights-of-way in this state which are known wildfire hazard areas.
(2) It shall be the duty of all railroad companies operating in this state to maintain their rights-of-way designated as provided in subsection (1), as known wildfire hazard areas, in an approved condition as shall be prescribed by rule of the Florida Forest Service and to provide adequate firebreaks where needed, so as to prevent fire from igniting or spreading from rights-of-way to adjacent property.
History.s. 1, ch. 78-158; s. 81, ch. 93-169; s. 6, ch. 99-292; s. 60, ch. 2012-7.