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FYI, Florida Is on Fire

If you're standing idly in Florida right now, you have a 1.17 percent chance of being on fire.

That would be due to the fact that as of this morning, there are 380 active wildfires across the state, covering 405,461 acres.

We've also got a handy map from the Florida Division of Forestry that makes the state look like the eighth circle of hell:

There are also currently 51 wildfires encompassing more than 100 acres that are designated by the fireballs on the map.

Click here for the detailed view of the fire map.

And as with any natural disaster, it gets real when you can see that bad boy from space:


If you or someone you know is on fire, New Times recommends that you not be on fire.


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Matthew Hendley
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