Wildfire Burning at US-1 and Card Sound Rd.

49 homes threatened, 10 people evacuated

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Adam Sacasa
    A fire is burning near US1 and Card Sound Road.

    The rash of wildfires in South Florida continues with news of a blaze Saturday near US 1 and Card Sound Road on the way to the Florida Keys.

    According to Susan Ethridge of Florida Forest Service the wildfire has already burned 5-acres and is growing.

    She said 49 homes and one bar were threatened and that 10 people have already been evacuated.

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    Two firefighters taken to hospital, roads closed.

    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units are already on the scene combating the fire as are Florida Forest Service officials.

    Ethridge says that a cause for the fire has not yet been determined but that it is difficult to put out because of dry conditions.

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    “The wind is so high that it is making it difficult to handle,” she added.


    More details to come.