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$460,000 And Counting: With Federal Aid Unlikely, Flagler Will Bear Fires’ Entire Costs

| June 28, 2011

The still-rising costs don’t help the county’s budget, which is acing a $5.5 million revenue loss from dropping property values. Gov. Scott could have minimized the impact, but he refused to ask for a federal emergency declaration, though previous, lesser fires had gotten such a declaration.

From Drought to Monsoon, But Fire Officials Warn Wildfires Aren’t Done Yet

| June 27, 2011

Some 2.7 inches of rain fell in the Bunnell area, flooding streets and swales, but the Espanola fire got much less, if any, and fire officials are saying that the county is not out of the danger zone yet.

Four New Fires Saturday Afternoon, Totaling 16 New Ones Since Friday; More Likely

| June 25, 2011

The four new lightning-triggered fires declared themselves between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, including one in Favoretta and one across from Shell Bluff, on State Road 100, with more lightning and fires expected today.

(Bottled) Water Everywhere: Firefighters Happily Drown In Community’s Generosity

| June 24, 2011

Flagler County rallied with donations for its firefighters this month from individuals young and old, companies, churches, schools, political parties and others, whose generosity helped eased stresses of heat and overwork.

Best News in Weeks: Weather Service Issues Flood Advisory for Central Flagler

| June 24, 2011

The National Weather Service was reporting the heaviest rains of the month–2 to 3 inches–smack in the heart of Flagler’s most severe fire zone, on the Espanola fire. That’s what the fire doctors had been ordering for weeks.

Lightning Triggers 12 New Fires, Most Closer to Palm Coast, More Expected Today

| June 24, 2011

Two fires broke out off County Road 13, just west of U.S. 1, a small fire broke out on Colbert Lane, and another one off of Roberts Road.

Optimism Replacing Anxiety Over Flagler’s Wildfires, But Local Costs Keep Climbing

| June 22, 2011

There’s been three successive days of gains on the Espanola fire and elsewhere, with rain in the weekend forecast. The Division of Forestry is not letting up, however, as it plans to maintain a deployment of more than 200 firefighters in Flagler County.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 22, 2011

| June 22, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 22, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 21, 2011

| June 21, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 21, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 20, 2011

| June 20, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 20, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 19, 2011

| June 19, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 19, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 18, 2011

| June 19, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 18, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

Espanola Fire Boundaries and Fire Lines: June 13, 2011

| June 19, 2011

Espanola fire boundaries and fire lines as of June 13, 2011. Flagler County, Florida. Division of Forestry map.

4 New Fires Saturday as Division of Forestry Escalates Battle and Tactics Against Espanola

| June 18, 2011

The Division of Forestry now has more firefighting personnel in Flagler County than all the county’s and cities’ squads combined as DOF fights a make-or-break tactical battle against the Espanola fire.

Espanola Fire, Now Over 5,000 Acres, Breaks Out Again On Three Sides; Calm Elsewhere

| June 16, 2011

The calm on Flagler’s smaller fires was deceptive as Espanola broke out on three sides, and fires by the dozens are breaking out across the state, further thinning resources. Drought conditions are worsening.

“I Saw The Fires As I Was Flying In.” Rick Scott’s Embarrassing Lay-Over in Flagler

| June 14, 2011

Rick Scott spent four and a half hours today hobnobbing with businessmen and chamber of commerce pals in Orlando, but couldn’t spare a moment for firemen on the line during his lightning visit to Flagler County.

Number of Fires Up to 22 As Flagler,
Drenched in Smoke, Awaits Governor

| June 14, 2011

Lightning started seven new fires in Flagler in the last two days, one of them in Bunnell’s Grand Reserve area, just west of Palm Coast. Fire officials are concerned about a “fluid” situation and uncooperative weather.

Gov. Scott Touring Flagler Fires at 4 p.m. After Declaring Emergency and Activating Guard

| June 14, 2011

The long-awaited declaration of a state of emergency places state, regional and local resources under the authority of state emergency management and the Division of Forestry.

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