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Smokey conditions from 700 acre fire


The smell of smoke in Alachua County is expected to stay, at least for now. WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says winds are bringing in smoke from a fire in the east.

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Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the fire could continue to smolder for weeks, or even months.  The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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