Wildfire burning near the Palm Beach, Broward County line

Large brush fire near the Palm Beach-Broward County line on Aug. 1, 2019.
Posted at 7:30 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 07:13:35-04

A wildfire covering 1,700 acres is burning 13 miles northwest of Coral Springs in the Loxahatchee Preserve, according to the Florida Forest Service.

The fire is not threatening any homes or structures. There are no road closures.

Officials say the fire was caused by a lightning strike.