Battle not over for firefighters – or residents – in Golden Gate Estates

Firefighters are still working to keep flames from destroying any more property in Golden Gate Estates. Since the fire is at 900 acres and 75% containment, officials are cautiously optimistic. They are in what they call “mop-up mode,” meaning that while most of this fire is contained, anything smoldering or smoking may reignite Officials from […]

Golden Gate Estates fire at 900 acres, 75% contained; 2 homes destroyed, 2 damaged

A brush fire that sparked Saturday afternoon around 3 p.m. in Collier County had grown to 1,500 acres and was 20% contained Sunday afternoon. Now, Florida Forest Service is saying the fire is down to 900 acres and is 75% contained. Two homes have been lost and two others have been damaged. Florida Forest Service […]