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Firefighters work to extinguish apartment fire in Miami-Dade

Apartment fire smoke is visible for miles on Biscayne Boulevard

AVENTURA, Fla. – The thick, dark plumes of smoke coming from an apartment fire were visible for miles on Biscayne Boulevard in Miami-Dade Friday afternoon.

Miami-Dade firefighters responded to the Plaza Del Prado Condominium at 18081 Biscayne Blvd., near Aventura Mall.  

Firefighters were working on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors. 

The tower faces the Maule Lake, which connects to waterways linked to Biscayne Bay.

This is a developing story. 

About the Authors:

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.

Layron Livingston made the move from Ohio's Miami Valley to Miami, Florida, to join the Local 10 News team.