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A Florida Division of Forestry helicopter drops a bucket of water on a wildfire April 11, 2017, in Hudson, Florida. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
A Florida Division of Forestry helicopter drops a bucket of water on a wildfire April 11, 2017, in Hudson, Florida. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
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Florida's worst wildfire season in six years continues today as dozens of fires blaze through more than 20,000 acres across the state. Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Tuesday.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Nicole Darden-Creston (@nicole_creston), reporter and host with WMFE in Orlando, for the latest on the fires.

Active wildfires in Florida. (Courtesy Florida Forest Service)
(Courtesy Florida Forest Service)

This segment aired on April 13, 2017.

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