Everglades scrub fires reach over 23,000 acres

Three wildfires in the South Florida Everglades had grown to a combined size of 23,500 acres (about 37 square miles) on Saturday May 7, the Florida Forest Service reported. Officials said the three fires in Palm Beach and Broward counties, which were among 36 active fires in the state, were caused by lightning, according to WPBF # 25. This footage showing the fires near Coral Springs in Broward County was produced by Vice City Drone Works, which said it was filmed on May 6. As of Saturday afternoon, no facilities had been damaged or destroyed, WPBF 25 reported. Credit: Vice City Drone works via Storyful