BIG CYPRESS, Fla. (FOX 13) - A large brush fire in South Florida, burning just north of Alligator Alley, has consumed 800 acres so far.
The blaze is burning in west Broward County within sight of Interstate 75. The Florida Forest Service says the smoke could be an issue for drivers between mile markers 38 through 45.
According to WSVN-TV, firefighters plan to let the blaze burn itself out. No structures are currently being threatened.
The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.
#MM41FIRE is now 800 acres and three quarters of a mile north of I-75 running parallel to I-75. Smoke signs at mile marker 38 and 45— FFS Everglades (@FFS_Everglades) November 30, 2018
FOX 13 reported this story from Tampa.