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    07/22/14 20:23:55

    From the Florida Department of Health Escambia County: Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the FDOH-Escambia is issuing a health alert for the area surrounding the Wedgewood Community Center and the Rolling Hill Construction and Demolition Landfill in Escambia County, Florida. Click here

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FOLLOW-UP: Santa Rosa County boat crash

SANTA ROSA COUNTY   --  A follow up to a deadly boat crash that happened Sunday in Santa Rosa County.
Today the Florida Fish and Wildlife staff were back on the scene.

61 year old Gary Lowry was killed and four others sent to the hospital when Lowry's boat went airborne and shattered
Divers and other staff members took pictures of the scene and used sonar to detect wreckage on the bottom of the Santa Rosa Sound.

They were focusing mainly on the two motors on the boat to try and figure out how much gas was or still is in the tanks and possibly leaking.
FWC is working to find someone to remove the stern portion of the boat and remove the motors from the sound.