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Florida governor says 'all resources' will fight brush fires

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 01:11

Florida Governor Rick Scott says ''we're sending the resources, all the resources that are necessary'' to control two brush fires in Naples that have forced the evacuation of thousands of residents. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Florida Governor Rick Scott has reportedly dispatched the National Guard to help evacuate some 2,000 residents south of Golden Gate Estates in Collier County. Two brush fires in the area have caused mandatory evacuations and burn bans. More than 3,000 acres of land has been scorched and is threatening homes. In a second brush fire, approximately 350 acres has been burned and is 60 percent contained, according to officials.

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Florida governor says 'all resources' will fight brush fires

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 01:11