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80 people evacuate Destin resort overnight for dumpster fire

DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — Destin Fire-Rescue worked to calm 15 to 20 foot flames early Tuesday morning outside the Emerald Grande Hotel. A large metal dumpster caught fire around 2 a.m. around the lower level of the Harborwalk Village landmark. Crews evacuated 80 people from the building for safety. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office assisted the […]
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SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — First responders with the South Walton Fire District responded to a gas leak near Magical Place Drive in Santa Rosa Beach on Tuesday morning. SWFD said a two-inch service line ruptured, prompting around 40 homes in the area to be evacuated. The gas leak was alleviated by Okaloosa Gas, […]
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