Miami-Dade County

Brush fire burning in Goulds

Firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire in Miami-Dade County's Goulds neighborhood, officials with the Florida Forest Service said Thursday. Officials said 15 to 20 acres have burned, and five nearby structures were initially threatened. Sky 10 was above the scene about 3:30 p.m. as heavy smoke was seen in the area of Southwest 122nd Avenue and 228th Street. Southwest 122nd Avenue, between Southwest 228th Street and 232nd Street, was closed as a precaution. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called in to protect over 40 homes nearby. Authorities said there have been no evacuations because the fire is contained. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10

Firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire in Miami-Dade County’s Goulds neighborhood, officials with the Florida Forest Service said Thursday.

Officials said 15 to 20 acres have burned, and five nearby structures were initially threatened.

Sky 10 was above the scene about 3:30 p.m. as heavy smoke was seen in the area of Southwest 122nd Avenue and 228th Street.

Southwest 122nd Avenue, between Southwest 228th Street and 232nd Street, was closed as a precaution.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue was called in to protect over 40 homes nearby.

Authorities said there have been no evacuations because the fire is contained.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10

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