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Heavy smoke over North Central Florida from fires miles away

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Smoke is filling the air in some areas across North Central Florida today, but the fire, is miles away. The Long Tram fire near Lake Butler in Union County was started by lightening in the first week of September. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 200 acre blaze became very active over the weekend.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence reports.

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