Fire burns thousands of acres in Broward County, Florida

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Radar image showing smoke blowing to the south from the Holiday Fire in Broward County, Florida at 1:15 p.m. EDT April 7, 2017.

A wildfire that started on April 4 had burned approximately 4,600 acres by noon on Friday, April 7. Named the Holiday Fire, it is south of Highway 75 and west of Highway 27 and Krome Avenue.

Mack’s Fish Camp is threatened and was closed Friday morning. The fire started near Everglades Holiday Park in Pembroke Pines and has spread at least two miles to the south.

The entire state of Florida is under a Red Flag Warning on Friday. The weather forecast for the fire area for Friday includes temperatures in the mid 70s, relative humidity in the high 20s, and winds out of the north or northwest at 10 to 15 mph.