State Continues Battling Wildfires

Apr 10, 2018
Originally published on April 10, 2018 7:52 am

Florida faced 32 active wildfires Monday, as dry conditions in parts of the state continued to pose a threat for blazes. 

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, whose agency includes the Florida Forest Service, announced the updated number of fires, which included a 450-acre fire in Polk County that was 75 percent contained.

Firefighters in recent weeks also have dealt with large fires in areas such as Collier County.

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