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Firefighters are battling a wildfire burning in the Florida Keys as they continue their search for survivors after an overnight blaze burned nearly 600 acres and forced evacuations from multiple islands in the region.
The Florida Keys Fire was reported at about 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville.
The blaze was about two miles (3 kilometers) from a highway and three miles (6 kilometers) south of the town of Fort Lauderdale.
The National Weather Agency says the fire has burned nearly 500 acres.
The fire is a combination of timber and pulp and the National Park Service says the blaze is “still under containment.”
It was reported near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the town was evacuated.
The fire is not believed to have been started by arson, according the National Parks Service.
Firefighters are using a helicopter and a small air tanker to help with the effort.
The Florida Keys is located along the coast, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) east of Miami.