2018 wildfire season Families Await Housing Aid 2 Weeks After Florida Wildfire By The Associated Press • Jul 9, 2018 More than 100 people have been waiting for temporary housing for almost two weeks since being displaced by a wildfire that burned through their tiny community in the Florida Panhandle. Putnam Says Firm Hired By State Caused Wildfire By News Service of Florida • Jun 28, 2018 A firm hired by a state agency to conduct a prescribed burn sparked a weekend wildfire that burned 820 acres and 36 homes in Northwest Florida, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Wednesday. State Continues Battling Wildfires By editor • Apr 10, 2018 Florida faced 32 active wildfires Monday, as dry conditions in parts of the state continued to pose a threat for blazes. Agriculture Officials Warn Of Statewide Wildfire Danger By editor • Mar 23, 2018 Agriculture officials are warning Floridians to use caution due to significantly heightened wildfire risk. Dangerous conditions are present statewide. Putnam Worried About Wildfire Risks In 2018 By Kate Payne • Dec 14, 2017 Florida’s top agriculture official wants more funding to fight wildfires. Firefighters worked hard to control this year’s burns, before heavy rainfall cut the season short. But winter weather conditions could fuel more fires in 2018.