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Local firefighters lend assistance on Honey Prairie Fire on Florida-Georgia line

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The smell of burning foliage has been noticable in Gainesville as a thin cloud of smoke has blown into town several days this week. Firefighters on the state border with Georgia continue to battle the ever-growing Honey Prarie Fire that so far has managed to burn over 100,000 acres of land in the Okefenokee Swamp. WUFT-FM’s Trent Kelly reports.

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