Perchman fire in Ocala nearly contained

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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) -- The U.S. Forestry Service says the Perchman fire in the Ocala National Forest is nearly contained.

At last check, the fire is 75 percent contained. Part of that is thanks to almost three inches of rainfall.

The U.S. Forest Service thanks the efforts of the crews working for the Florida Forest Service and Ocala National Forest in stopping this fire.