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Updated: 04/19/2017 08:30:03AM

Highlands County declares burn ban

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One of two mobile homes lies crumpled in the aftermath of a 26-acre wildfire recently in Sun 'N Lakes of Lake Placid.

By GARY PINNELL

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SEBRING – By a unanimous vote, County Commissioners on Tuesday approved an emergency ban on outdoor burning in Highlands County.

About 1,600 acres have burned in wildfires this year, according to the Florida Division of Forestry.

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