Fire crews work to put out 2 Southwest Miami-Dade brush fires

1 fire was burning close to homes

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. - Fire crews worked late Friday afternoon to put a brush fire in Southwest Miami-Dade near SW 199th Avenue and 216th Street, just west of South Dixie Highway, and another one nearby.

The fire was close to homes and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said they had several crews at the scene to try to put out the flames.

Crews were monitoring the situation Friday evening, watching the smoke thin out.

The area around SW 216th Street and 132nd Avenue was closed off.

No evacuations were called and no injuries were reported.

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