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COPY-Fire chars 4 structures, 150 acres near Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. Authorities say four residential structures burned and about 40 homes were evacuated after strong winds fanned a quickly moving fire north of Panama City, Florida.

The blaze burned about 150 acres and was largely contained late yesterday.

A Division of Forestry official says the burned structures were likely mobile homes.

A fire official says all evacuated residents had returned to their homes late yesterday and that the fire was more than 75 percent contained.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

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