Significantly dryer conditions in South Florida are causing more wildfires this year, according to Florida Forest Service officials.
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.
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.
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.
Florida Forestry Service workers are keeping an eye on an lightning sparked brush fire which as burned at least 150 acres in Homestead.
Thick smoke continues to linger over the skies of Miami-Dade county after a stubborn brush fire charred 240 acres in Southwest Miami-Dade.
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.
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.
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.