Big Cypress Wildfire Sends Smoke Across S. Fla.

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Collier County Brush Fire01
Thick smoke billows from the Big Cypress National Preserve brush fire on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire02
Thick smoke billows from the Big Cypress National Preserve brush fire on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire03
The thick smoke is billowing towards South Florida causing a smoky haze throughout the region. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire04
Miami-Dade and Broward Counties issuedair quality advisories due to the smoky conditions. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire05
Officials believe lightning sparked the Big Cypress National Preserve wildfire April 26. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire06
A helicopter returns from dropping a large bucket of water on the raging flames. (CBS4)
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Collier County Brush Fire07
The fire has burned more than 38,00 acres. (CBS4)
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