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Firefighters extinguish dangerous fire near gas station

Flames threaten Exxon gas station in northwest Miami-Dade

This photo from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue shows a fire in Northwest Miami-Dade on Friday night.
This photo from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue shows a fire in Northwest Miami-Dade on Friday night.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The flames were burning close to an Exxon gas station. Florida Power & Light wires caught on fire.

Extinguishing the dangerous fire Friday night in northwest Miami-Dade County was a team effort, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. 

Workers at the gas station shut down the pumps. An FPL crew disconnected the power supply to the wires. Firefighters got to work. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said no one was injured.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation. 


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