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Rain may help fight major wildfire in Florida

March 1, 2011 12:22:27 AM PST
Forecasted rain could help firefighters get the upper-hand on a major wildfire that's roaring across central Florida.

The blaze, which started on Monday just west of Cape Canaveral, has charred more than 10,000 acres, forced evacuations and destroyed several structures.

A nearly 30-mile stretch of a major highway was also shut down, but has since been reopened.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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