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Florida Forest Service shares unbelievable photos of 500-plus acre fire

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Mar 31, 2019

The Florida Forest Service shared heart-stopping pictures of a 500-plus acre fire that firefighters are battling in the pan handle.

"The tremendous amount of downed trees left in the wake of #HurricaneMichael is making suppression efforts difficult," they wrote along with the pictures. "Twenty-three personnel, eight bulldozers, one Florida Forest Service helicopter, one fixed-wing aircraft and multiple local fire departments are on scene."

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Bay County, Florida Emergency Services

The forest service says 35 homes are currently threatened from the fire, and 20 residents have been evacuated.