Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will be in South Florida Tuesday to make an announcement regarding Everglades restoration.
A nearly half-mile long crime scene featuring a car accident and police-involved shooting in Sweetwater shut down all eastbound traffic on the Tamiami Trail from 99th Avenue to 109th Avenue.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar spent Thursday in South Florida to view progress of a vital part of the Everglades Restoration Project.
Two people were hospitalized after a crash on the Florida Turnpike in West Miami-Dade
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.
The Florida Highway Patrol has reopened a large portion of Tamiami Trail which was shutdown overnight due to smoky conditions from a brush fire.
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.
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.
Miami-Dade and state forestry fire crews plan to throw everything they’ve got at a roaring brush fire in the western part of the county which has burned through 28,000 acres in the last four days.