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Wildfire burning in Florida panhandle

A wind whipped wildfire continues to burn today in the Florida panhandle. The so-called five mile swamp fire has burned a handful of structures and forced hundreds of residents from their homes. It also prompted emergency officials to close a…

Prescribed burn happening Tuesday afternoon on Deer Island

Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources say a prescribed burn is being conducted on Deer Island this afternoon, Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The burn began sometime between 10 a.m. and noon and is expected to last for the…

Fire in Bay St. Louis

A Bay St. Louis wildfire is now 100 percent contained. The fire was started by a cigarette after wind picked up the ember and turned it into a wildfire. MFC Wildland Firefighters responded quickly and were able to contain the…

Tips To Prevent Wildfires

The fatal flames spreading in Gatlinburg have fire officials on the Coast urging locals here to know about fire safety. Keep an eye out at the vegetation outside of your home. If you live out near wooded areas make sure…

Update On Wildfires

Today residents in Tennessee are assessing the damage as a wildfire devastated their community. Nearly 5-hundred acres in and around the Great Smoky Mountain National Park have been torn apart. And authorities are not ruling out arson. For two days…

Grand Bature Fire 90 Percent Contained

Firefighters are still doing whatever they can to stop the Grand Bature fire. For now, it looks like it is working. Officials working the fire report the Grand Bature fire is 4,246 acres and is 90 percent contained. Small crews…

Wildfire Crosses State Lines

More than 4,000 acres of land have been destroyed by the Grand Bature wildfire which officials believe was man-made. More than two dozen agencies, including the Alabama Forestry Commission, have been working to contain the fire since it broke out…

Wildfire Crosses State Lines

News 25's Laurene Callander tells us about Wildfire that is currently crossing Mississippi state lines in to Alabama.

Wildfire on Old Fort Bayou Road

At approximately 2:30 this afternoon, Northwest Jackson County Fire Department arrived on the scene of a wildfire that was located on the 4700 block of Old Fort Bayou Road.