Collier County issues temporary burn ban

A 300-acre fire is burning near 30th Avenue Southeast. Photo via the Collier County Sheriff's Office.

NAPLES, Fla. Collier County has issued an immediate burn ban, county manager Leo Ochs said.

The immediate ban includes outdoor burning and outdoor ignition sources during extreme drought conditions and is effective until May 12, the county said. Those who violate the order could be fined up to $15,000.