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A brush fire in southwest Miami-Dade burned at least 10 acres as of Wednesday evening. (Source: CBS4)

Wildfire Cases Have Increased In South Florida

Significantly dryer conditions in South Florida are causing more wildfires this year, according to Florida Forest Service officials.

06/26/2015

(Source: AP)

Firefighters Battle Several Grass Fires In SW Miami-Dade Park

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service crews battled several grass fires in Southwest Miami-Dade that were considered to be acts of arson.

05/30/2015

Rain delivered some relief to crews battling a West Miami-Dade brush fire on April 21, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Rain Lends Relief In West Miami-Dade Brush Fire

A West Miami-Dade brush fire that began burning three days ago is now three quarters of the way contained, thanks in part to Tuesday’s rain.

04/21/2015

Forestry Workers Trying To Contain Everglades Brush Fire (Source: CBS4)

Forestry Workers Trying To Contain Everglades Brush Fire

State forestry workers are trying to get a handle on a brush fire burning north of I-75 and a west os U.S. 27 in the Everglades.

06/10/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Homestead Brush Fire Scorches 300 Acres

Florida Forestry Service workers are keeping an eye on an lightning sparked brush fire which as burned at least 150 acres in Homestead.

CBS4–04/03/2013

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Tamiami Trail Brush Fire Almost Completely Contained

Thick smoke continues to linger over the skies of Miami-Dade county after a stubborn brush fire charred 240 acres in Southwest Miami-Dade.

CBS4–04/10/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Krome Reopens, Brush Fire 85% Contained

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.

CBS4–06/13/2011

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West Dade Fire 85% Contained

Firefighters are getting a handle on a stubborn brush fire in western Miami-Dade which has been burning for a week.

CBS4–06/12/2011

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Rain Tames Down Brush Fire, 58,500 Acres Burned

A raging brush fire continues to burn in West Miami-Dade. As of Saturday, it has charred more than 58,500 acres and a stretch of Krome Avenue from the Tamiami Trail to Okeechobee Road remains closed.

CBS4–06/11/2011

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West Dade Brush Fire Rages On, MDFR Recommends Residents Evacuate

Looking like a fiery snake from above, a raging brush fire in west Miami-Dade has burned more than 30,200 acres, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recommended that the residents of the area evacuate due to the fire impacting their homes.

CBS4–06/09/2011

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