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South Carolina Firefighters To Help In Central Florida

Florida Channel

The Florida Fire Service says firefighters from South Carolina are coming to Central Florida to help battle wildfires.

Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam said there’s 135 active wildfires right now in state. Fires have burned more than 100,000 acres this year. Officials recommend home owners clear areas surrounding their homes of tall trees and dead plant material. Other tips are at