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Big Gum Swamp Wilderness Wildfire Contained

A 56-acre wildfire caused by a lightning strike in the southwest corner of Big Gum Swamp Wilderness in the Osceola National Forest was 100-percent contained by U.S. Forest Service firefighters at 8 p.m. on May 10.
Aerial ignitions from a helicopter will be used today to prevent spot fires.
The wildfire was discovered at about noon on [...]

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