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Friday, August 8, 2014
Officials: Prescribed burn goes well
Rain helps to douse fires, smoke hampers driving

A 20-acre prescribed burn on Big Pine Key that began on Wednesday and could continue through today depending on weather, is going well, federal wildlife officials said Thursday.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crews and firefighters burned about 10 acres north of Mahogany Road Wednesday despite heavy rains early in the afternoon, which kept the fire burning slow and creeping...

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