Gulf County wildfire now at 200 acres 75 percent contained


The Indian Pass Wildfire in Gulf County is about 200 acres and 75% contained, the Florida Forest Service wrote in a news release.

The fire broke out Monday afternoon.

“Forest Service firefighters are continuing to improve the fire lines while a Florida Forest Service Helicopter uses a bambi bucket to drop water on the hot spots,” officials added.

There is currently 5 heavy dozers, 4 medium tractor plow units, 1 Florida Forest Service engine and 2 supervisors on scene as officials continue to monitor the blaze. 

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