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Thousands of homes evacuated after several dangerous wildfires burn in Florida

Nearly 1,100 homes were evacuated as firefighting crews continue to battle several dangerous wildfires across three counties in the Florida Panhandle, officials said. The most prominent blaze, the Bertha Swamp Road Fire, expanded over the weekend and remains a threat, according to Governor Ron DeSantis. “The Bertha Swamp (Road) Fire is approximately 9,000 acres and […]

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Hundreds flee as wildfires rage in parts of Florida Panhandle

Wildfires were burning parts of the Florida Panhandle on Thursday, damaging or destroying a number of buildings and forcing hundreds of people to flee.Two fires tore through Santa Rosa and Walton counties, which are between Pensacola and Panama City Beach.In Santa Rosa County, the Five Mile Swamp Fire — spurred by high winds and low […]