SOUTH MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Card Sound Road remains shut down Tuesday night due to a brush fire that has been burning for five consecutive days.
The fire ignited in South Miami-Dade Friday afternoon.
On Monday, the fire spread towards Card Sound Road, leading officials to shut the road down in both directions. Drivers are asked to use U.S. 1 as an alternate route.
Firefighters could be seen dropping water from above to extinguish the blaze.
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As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, more than 13,000 acres have been torched, and the fire is said to be 80% contained.
Florida Forest Service officials urge motorists to take U.S. 1 as an alternate route for those heading in or out of the Keys.
No injuries have been reported.
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