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Story behind smoke In Highlands County

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HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

There's no reason to be concerned with the smoke seen in part of Highlands County. The Florida Forest Service authorized a burn at the Avon Park Bombing Range. 

The US Air Force is clearing over 1,000 acres of land. Burns like the one in Avon Park clean the forest floor and allow new growth to sprout.  

 

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