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Raging Florida fires caused 30,000 residents of Flagler County to evacuate their homes Friday. Across the state, 40,000 others have been forced to flee. Firefighters say that they're trying to hold the state's wild blazes in place for now, but the forecast for the Fourth of July weekend was hot, dry and blustery. Photo shows the Wednesday remains of a fire that swept through Brevard County, near the Florida city of Mims.