"Bad Land "Fire Scorched 2500 Acres
The "Bad Land" and "Swamp" fires continued to burn Tuesday evening and there was no telling when the flames would die down. Firefighters worked around the clock, trying to put out the wildfires, that have burned around 2500 acres. Almost 40 volunteer firefighters from across Levy county helped to battle the blaze. The firefighters said they're not going home until the fires are out.
"You have to beat the fire. You have to have that will in you to wanna beat the fire and make sure it's all taken care of before you go home," said volunteer firefighter Misti Rinaudo.
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