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450-acre brush fire prompts voluntary evacuations

About 50 homes were evacuated, officials say

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – One shed was destroyed in a 450-acre brush fire in Marion County Friday evening, according to the Florida Forestry Service.

About 50 homes were evacuated, but no roads have been closed. 

No homes were reported damaged.

Officials said the Fort McCoy fire was continuing to grow.


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