36 homes destroyed

EASTPOINT, Fla. | Florida: ‘Controlled’ blaze blamed for 36 homes destroyed

EASTPOINT, Fla. —John Matthew Polous watched a “controlled-burn” fire for three days as it consumed foliage outside his tiny community on the Florida Panhandle. And then he watched as it quickly raged out of control. What he doesn’t understand is why it took government officials until Wednesday to acknowledge that they were the ones responsible … Continue reading EASTPOINT, Fla. | Florida: ‘Controlled’ blaze blamed for 36 homes destroyed