Residents of southwest Miami-Dade who notice smoke coming from Everglades National Park on Monday morning shouldn’t be concerned.
Residents of Homestead and other areas of southwest Miami-Dade may notice smoke rising from the fires in Everglades National Park.
Firefighters from the state’s park service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife and Forestry service continue to battle a wildfire in the northeast sector of Everglades National Park.
There was a light haze and the smell of smoke in the air over parts of southwest Miami-Dade early Tuesday morning thanks to a small brush fire burning in the southern part of Everglades National Park.
Krome Avenue has re-opened to traffic after an 11-mile stretch from Tamiami Trail to Okeechobee Road had been closed for nearly a week due to thick smoke from a nearby brush fire, however the fire is now 85-percent contained.
Firefighters are getting a handle on a stubborn brush fire in western Miami-Dade which has been burning for a week.