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.
A wildfire in the Big Cypress National Preserve, sparked last week by a lightning strike, has consumed more than 16-thousand acres.
Miami-Dade firefighters have contained about 95% of a brush fire that sparked early this morning in a wooded area along Tamiami Trail in western Miami-Dade County.