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Crews fight grass fire in southwest Miami-Dade County

Grass fire started near Krome Avenue, Southwest 8th Street

Images courtesy of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Images courtesy of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. (Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Crews are working to put out a grass fire that broke out Saturday in southwest Miami-Dade County.

The grass fire, which officials estimated to be about 150 acres in size, started near Krome Avenue and Southwest 8th Street.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel said motorists were advised to seek alternative routes, as Krome Avenue and Southwest 8th Street were shut down per the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was working with the Florida Forest Service on the grass fire, officials said.


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