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Leon County Brush Fire Threatens Homes

It happened Thursday afternoon near Big Richard Road in western Leon County.

The Tallahassee Fire Department, Division of Forestry, even the Leon County Sheriff's Office all pitched in to put out the blaze.

Crews say the wind made fighting the fire difficult.

The blaze came close to three homes and several vehicles, but in the end only a shed was damaged and no one was hurt.

Authorities are still trying to find out what started the fire which burned about six acres.


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