Published Wednesday, May 18, 2023 – 2100 hours PDT


Photo Credit | USFW Fire

The Major Fire is still burning about 10 miles northwest of Astor in the National Forests in Florida (USFS ), which is managed by the SA Blue Team.

Fire behavior is still being observed as active with short crown and wind-driven runs and group torching.

Structures are being threatened.

The size of fire burned about 3,042 acres of southern rough and chaparral. A 25% containment status has been reached.

A total of 174 personnel are assigned, which four engines and five copters.

The cost-to-date has reached $1Million Dollars.

Incident Cooperators: USFWS, USFS, Florida Forest Service.

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