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Heightened fire threat for homes around Ocala National Forest

By on March 21st, 2012

Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help prevent future fires.

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Bond says the cause of the original 60 acre fire in the forest is still under investigation.


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