2 more brush fires reported in S. Fla.

BSO says fire near school is minor

Published On: Jan 19 2012 04:01:05 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 19 2012 09:27:11 PM EST
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -

Firefighters battled two brush fires in Miami-Dade County on Thursday evening after two more brush fires were reported in Deerfield Beach earlier in the day.

One of the Miami-Dade fires was burning at Southwest 152nd Avenue and Southwest 194th Street. Several firefighting units were at the scene, battling the blaze.

The other fire was reported at Southwest 152nd Avenue and Southwest 192nd Street. One firefighting unit was there.

The two Deerfield Beach fires were reported earlier in the afternoon. One fire was burning near 650 NE First St., near Deerfield Park Elementary School. Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue said that fire was minor.

The second fire broke out in a grassy area near Third Avenue and Southwest Fifth Court.