Fire Danger Might Mean No Fireworks
Fire danger across North Central Florida is expected to rise Tuesday. It's danger that may only be heightened as people get ready to usher in the New Year with a bang. Firefighters said fireworks pose a threat this holiday season and that a very small spark can create a large fire.
"We have been running calls routinely off the interstate and off the major highways from sparks created by automobiles... that are actually starting brush fires off the shoulders of the road," said Harold Thesus with the Alachua County Fire Rescue.
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