Homes saved from encroaching fire in Okaloosa County

Northwest Florida

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — It was a close call for a handful of homeowners in Okaloosa County following a fire.

According to a post from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, in their words “multiple homes were saved from a fast-moving wildfire which originated on the Eglin Reservation. Five families were evacuated for a short period of time while the firefighters fought the flames which were encroaching on their homes.”

The images in this story are from the OCSO.

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