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Bears sniff their way to Hurlburt playground

A black bear lays in a tree at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have set out traps and encourage residents to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

A black bear lays in a tree at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have set out traps and encourage residents to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have spotted and set out traps for three black bears at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Residents are encouraged to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have spotted and set out traps for three black bears at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Residents are encouraged to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

A black bear lays in a tree at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have set out traps and encourage residents to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

A black bear lays in a tree at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have set out traps and encourage residents to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Pick)

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. -- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation personnel have spotted and set out traps for three black bears at the Soundside playground on Hurlburt Field, Fla., May 22, 2017. Residents are encouraged to clean and store their grills and trash cans in a secured compound such as a shed or covered enclosure. If a bear is approaching, the most important thing to remember is to get to safety. Seek shelter immediately, but do not run. Any immediate safety concerns should be directed to the 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Law Enforcement Desk at (850) 884-7777.