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Southeastern wildfires in the news

With the return of drought conditions to parts of the Southeast, the number of wildfires is on the rise, especially in Florida.  The fires are particularly bad in the southern part of the Florida peninsula where the drought is growing, but the fires are being seen in other parts of Florida as well as some other Southeastern states.  Here are some recent stories about those fires.

Weather Underground: Destructive and Deadly U. S. Wildfires Have Burned More Than Four Times the Average So Far in 2017

Weather Underground: Wildfire Continue to Spark Across Florida as Drought Worsens Fire at Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge grows to 6,000 acres

OnlyInYourState: A Wildfire is Ripping Through a National Park in North Carolina and It’s Truly Heartbreaking

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