Crews battle Florida wildfires

Photo:  WDAY Staff
Photo: WDAY Staff

Tallahassee, FL -  Crews in Florida are battling 150 wildfires that are burning on over 12-thousand acres.  Two Panhandle fires make up nearly ten-thousand acres that are burning. 

Evacuation orders are in effect for areas affected by the fires in Bay, Calhoun and Gulf counties, where about 600 homes were evacuated yesterday. 

The Florida Forest Service has issued a wildfire risk statewide.