Massive Wildfires Burning In Florida Caused Evacuation Of 1,000 Homes

This is the moment a large wildfire is seen burning trees as part of the wildfires that caused an evacuation of 1,000 homes in Florida.

The two fires Bertha Swamp Road Fire and the Adkins Avenue Fire started on 4th March, and a third one, the Star Avenue Fire appeared on 6th March in the part named Florida Panhandle, northwest in the U.S. state of Florida.

In the footage, the huge flames are spreading to nearby woods. showing the damage caused by the fire.

The Florida Forest Service is actively fighting two large wildfires in the Panhandle, USA. (Florida Forest Service/Clipzilla)

Florida Forest Service said on Facebook: “#BerthaSwampRoadFire is now estimated at 9,000 acres and remains at 10% containment. This fire has shown significant activity throughout the day as winds pushed the fire through thick, dry, and dead trees and vegetation left behind from Hurricane Michael.

“Structure crews have been in place near the communities surrounding Bear Creek, south and east of US 231, as wildland firefighters worked to build containment lines to stem the fire’s forward progress.

“#AdkinsAvenueFire is now measured at 841 acres and is 35% contained. Early acreage estimates were hampered by smoky conditions and intense fire activity. As smoke conditions improved, firefighters were able to conduct better mapping.

“Gusty winds and erratic fire behavior tested containment lines all day, and several spot fires occurred outside of the lines. Firefighters quickly attacked to suppress the small spot fires.”

Until now, the evacuation of about 1,000 homes remains active.

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