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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


Forestry workers are monitoring a brush fire burning west of Doral.  (Source: CBS4)

Dade Brush Fire Burns 3,900 Acres, Krome Remains Closed

An eleven mile stretch of Krome Avenue, from SW 8th Street to U.S. 27, remains closed due to a smoky brush fire which has now burned at least 1,800 acres in western Miami-Dade.


Florida wildlife rangers are asking campers and outdoor enthusiasts to help prevent fires in the Everglades and other areas with dry foliage. (Source: CBS4)

Dry Weather Sparks Everglades Fire Concerns

South Florida’s dry winter conditions have prompted wildlife rangers to ask all campers and people who spend time in the Everglades to take care with their cigarette butts and camp fires.