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Florida wildfire forces evacuations

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LAKE CITY, Fla. - Authorities evacuated hundreds of homes after a massive wildfire along the Georgia-Florida border jumped a containment line overnight, authorities said Tuesday.

Firefighters pushed the flames back to the containment line, but dry weather and 15 mph wind in north Florida was expected to further hinder their work.

“If we can just get through today,” said Russell Hubright, a U.S. Forest Service spokesman.

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