Fire threatens Southwest Dade near FIU (includes video story)

A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade. It stretches along Southwest Eighth Street from 137th Avenue to 157th Avenue.

More than 400 acres have been burned and the fire is about 40% contained.

No one has been injured, but businesses are threatened. Authorities hope to have the flames out before the end of the day.

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