Brush fire threatens 12 homes in Miami-Dade

 Brush fire threatens 12 homes in Miami-Dade

20 April 2009

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USA — Firefighters staved off a 25-acre blaze Sunday afternoon that threatened a dozen homes in Southwest Miami-Dade, officials said.

The brush fire began around 12:30 p.m. near Southwest 174th Street and Krome Avenue, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Arnold Piedrahita said in a press release. There were no injuries.

It took 17 fire units three hours to quell the flames. The units worked in tandem with the Florida Division of Forestry.

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