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Smoke from Georgia-Florida Fires Close Highways

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Smoke from Georgia-Florida Fires Close Highways

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Smoke from Georgia-Florida Fires Close Highways

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Wildfires along the Georgia-Florida state line have produced thick clouds of smoke and low visibility. Sections of Interstates 10 and 75 were shut down after reports of multiple accidents due to drivers blinded by the smoke.

Some 500 families were evacuated Friday from their homes in Florida's Columbia County. Troy Roberts of the Lake City Reporter speaks with Jacki Lyden about the fires.

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