State's Largest Fire Continues to Burn in North Central Florida
By Dan Breitwieser, WCJB TV 20 New.
As of Friday evening, containment on the Tyler Grade Fire is estimated at 60%. Firefighters say the other 40% has a significant amount of green foliage that is ready to burn if flames get close.
The good news is the wind conditions held steady Friday giving firefighters a chance to widen their containment lines as they put out spot fires ignited by falling embers and trees. But the bad news is that conditions over the weekend are anticipated to change. Winds are forecasted to shift from the SE to the W...which would push flames in the direction where more people live.
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