Brush fire burns over 600 acres in South Miami-Dade

SOUTH MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A brush fire has burnt more than 600 acres of land in South Miami-Dade since it sparked, Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Forest Service.

According to the forestry officials, the brush fire was reported at Southwest 384th Street and Card Sound Road.

Soon after, the fire jumped from the east to the west side of Card Sound Road.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded along with the Florida Forest Service.

Florida Highway Patrol shut down U.S. 1 in both directions, as well as the southbound lanes of Card Sound Road, for hours due to heavy smoke and fumes.  Those roadways were later reopened.

No one was injured.

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