Florida South Florida residents were warned to stay indoors and a state prison and federal detention center were evacuated Monday as smoke from a massive wildfire in Everglades National Park billowed their way.
The 56-square-mile blaze was about 30 percent contained. Smoke and fog advisories were issued for Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Glades counties.
Moderate to unhealthy air quality conditions were expected throughout the week, according to the Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Resource Management.
Inmates and detainees at Everglades Correctional Institution and the Krome Detention Center were being moved to other facilities as a precaution. Everglades, a state prison, evacuated 1,753 inmates, while Krome is federal immigration lockup that holds about 600.