MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A large brush fire that started burning Friday afternoon near the Homestead Miami Speedway is 30 percent contained, officials said.

The Florida Forest Service tells CBS4 that the fire has already burned 43,000 acres.

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The location of this fire is Southwest 137th Avenue and Southwest 360th Street.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is also assisting in trying to control the blaze.

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Authorities said that the fire is not threatening any structures, buildings or houses in the area.

CBSMiami.com Team