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: Heat's Dewayne Dedmon, Magic's Wendell Carter Fined By NBA
The Florida Forest Service reports that 10,000 acres have burned so far.READ MORE: Easy To Spot The Bright Planet Venus In Early December
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: Missing North Miami Beach Teen Jeimy Henrriquez Has Been Found
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.