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Wildfire burning in Florida forest
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Next week marks the beginning of Florida’s Wildfire Awareness Week. And this year lands on the anniversary of a historic season.

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Governor Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency as more than a hundred wildfires flare across the state. With drought conditions spreading and more hot weather ahead, there’s little indication the blazes will slow down.