>> You can go down the block and see black, black, black, black, black, and then the green spot.>> Florida residents are dealing with the aftermath of over 100 wildfires that have hit central and southwestern parts of their state as firefighters continue to contain the blaze. Charles Davison of Polk County wasn't sure if the firefighters would even make it.
>> There was a possibility that it wasn't gonna get here in time. But they did and as I say, it's amazing what they can do.>> But for Anthony Olstead of Fort Myers, he returned seeing some of his belongings charred.>> Four boats and about nine vehicles. But the house was still there.
All of our animals are safe and we were safe.>> Rain on Saturday, along with the help of firefighters, contained some of the blaze that burned through nearly 30,000 acres in Florida. In Collier County, the 5,500 acre brushfire was 50% contained Sunday morning. Florida governor Rick Scott said on Sunday that the brushfire in Lee County was believed to have been started by someone throwing out a cigarette butt in the dry weather.
Scott added that the evacuation orders in Lee, Polk, and Collier Counties have been lifted. But authorities warn of no rain but high winds and thunderstorms for Monday which may keep pushing the blaze forward.