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Wildfire Cases Have Increased In South FloridaSignificantly dryer conditions in South Florida are causing more wildfires this year, according to Florida Forest Service officials.
Firefighters Battle Several Grass Fires In SW Miami-Dade ParkMiami-Dade Fire Rescue and Florida Forest Service crews battled several grass fires in Southwest Miami-Dade that were considered to be acts of arson.
Rain Lends Relief In West Miami-Dade Brush FireA 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 FireState 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.
Homestead Brush Fire Scorches 300 AcresFlorida Forestry Service workers are keeping an eye on an lightning sparked brush fire which as burned at least 150 acres in Homestead.
Tamiami Trail Brush Fire Almost Completely ContainedThick smoke continues to linger over the skies of Miami-Dade county after a stubborn brush fire charred 240 acres in Southwest Miami-Dade.
Krome Reopens, Brush Fire 85% ContainedKrome 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.
West Dade Fire 85% ContainedFirefighters are getting a handle on a stubborn brush fire in western Miami-Dade which has been burning for a week.
Rain Tames Down Brush Fire, 58,500 Acres BurnedA 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.
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.
Dry Weather Sparks Everglades Fire ConcernsSouth 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.
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