MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A fire broke out in the Florida Everglades Monday.
Chopper4 was over the fire, which is located about five miles west of US-27 and more than a mile north of I-75.READ MORE: South Florida Star MMA Fighter Jorge Masvidal Delivers Father’s Day Gifts To 30 Fans
The Florida Forest Service reports that 10,000 acres have burned so far.READ MORE: Royal Caribbean’s Freedom Of The Seas Leaves PortMiami For First Simulated Sailing
There is no word on what caused the fire.
Smoke from the fire is impacting western Broward. Light ash has fallen Coral Springs, Plantation, and Weston. People with respiratory issues should take care.MORE NEWS: Fort Lauderdale PD Confirms Driver Accidentally Hit Wilton Manors Pride Parade Participants
South Florida has been dealing with extremely dry and hot conditions over the past few days. There is a chance those conditions played a part.