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Lack of rain and possible lightning increases brush fire risk

Lightning is one of the threats that could spark a brush fire. But also the lack of rain in recent weeks isn't helping either. A...

Brush fire temporarily closed Neal Road, Orange River Blvd in Buckingham Monday

A brush fire closed Neal Road and Orange River Boulevard in Buckingham for more than an hour Monday afternoon. As of 4:30 p.m. forestry service...

Seeing smoke? There’s a 40-acre prescribed burn in Estero

A prescribed burn has been permitted for Friday by the Florida Forest Service in Lee County for a 40-acre area south of Corkscrew Road-in...
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Bringing neighbors together after Golden Gate Estates fire

The 36th Avenue SE fire has finally been contained. But it's caused much destruction to the Golden Gate Estates neighborhood and to the families...

36th Ave SE fire remains at 8,250 acres, now 95% contained

The 36th Ave SE fire remains at 8,250 acres and is now 95% contained. Wildland firefighters continue to assess containment lines, check for hot...
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Unidentified livestock left homeless after Collier County fire

As a result of the 36th Avenue SE fire, thousands of acres of land and many homes were destroyed. Animals were displaced, including a...

Brush fire that shut down SR-82 in Lehigh Acres believed to be arson

Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District say they believe the large brush fire that closed SR-82 on May 13 was the result of...

36th Ave. SE fire in Collier County 75% contained

The Florida Forestry Service said Tuesday that the 36th Ave. SE fire is 75 percent contained at 8,250 acres. The FFS said the acreage was...
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FWC says fire can cause bears to move into neighborhoods

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the fires could also bring another danger — bears into your backyard. We spoke to a family in...
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Collier County fire 50% contained at 8,663 acres

The Florida Forest Service crews along with multiple other fire agencies continue to monitor hot spots Sunday as they work to contain the 36th...

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