Crews from the South Walton Fire District were on scene of a large outside fire near Julia Ave and 3rd Street in the Santa Rosa Beach area, fire officials said.
Florida Forest Service was also on scene.
Officials said the fire was contained at about 4 p.m. They added that firefighters in Walton have battled several similar blazes over the last few days.
Dry conditions in the Panhandle causing serious concerns about wildfires and outdoor burning. Residents are encouraged not to burn items until the conditions improve.