Florida issues state of emergency due to fires

May 1, 2017 Signal Contributor 0

More than 115 wildfires burned in parts of Southwest and Central Florida as of Saturday, April 22, according to CNN. The fires, which have “already burned 250 percent more acreage in the first three months of 2017 than during the same period of time last year,” prompted Florida Governor Rick Scott to issue a state of emergency on April 11, according to the Governor’s official website. […]

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