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1,100 Houses Evacuated In Florida Panhandle As Firefighters Battle Fires

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Enormous wildfires within the Florida Panhandle pressured veterans in a nursing residence to evacuate Sunday alongside residents of greater than 1,000 properties in an space nonetheless recovering from a Class 5 hurricane three years in the past.

Firefighters battled the 9,000-acre (about 3,642 hectare) Bertha Swamp Street fireplace and the 841-acre (340-hectare) Adkins Avenue fireplace, which have threatened properties and compelled residents of at the least 1,100 homes in Bay County, Florida to flee over the weekend. The Adkins Avenue fireplace destroyed two constructions and broken one other 12 properties late Friday.

A fast-moving wildfire looms over homes outside of Panama City, Florida, on Friday. More than 200 firefighters and emergency workers from throughout the Florida Panhandle worked overnight into Saturday, to strengthen containment lines and protect homes.
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