Brush fire burns 2,500 acres near Turkey Point

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Brush fire burns 2,500 acres near Turkey Point

Post by czharry » Mon May 15, 2017 8:00 pm

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A brush fire has burned 2,500 acres near the Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station, forestry officials said on Monday.

The fire, burning near 10100 SW 344th St., is 50 percent contained.
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Forestry officials said the fire, which has been dubbed the Mother's Day Fire, was called in about 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Officials said it was sparked by equipment from an off-road vehicle.

Miami-Dade firefighters are assisting forestry units in combating the flames.

https://www.local10.com/news/brush-fire ... rkey-point
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Re: Brush fire still burning 2,900+ acres near Turkey Point

Post by czharry » Tue May 16, 2017 11:21 pm

It's still burning. They had the road (SW 344 St.) to Turkey Point blocked. As of Tues. night, 2960 acres have burned.
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