Miami-Dade County is responding to a fire at the Covanta Energy plant in Doral, FL. The blaze reportedly began at 2:00pm today.
MIAMI-DADE ( February 12, 2023 )– Miami-Dade County is responding to a fire at the Covanta Energy plant in Doral, FL. The blaze reportedly began at 2:00pm today. County personnel are recommending nearby residents remain indoors due to extremely smoky conditions.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava issued the following statement to alert the community:
"I've been fully briefed by our fire, police, and solid waste staff on the fire occurring at the county waste-to-energy facility. Both our Miami-Dade Fire and Miami-Dade Police staff have responded to the blaze and will continue to monitor the situation over the coming hours.
Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking that all residents who live in the area remain indoors and keep their windows closed.
I am deeply grateful to our brave first responders who, once again, are placing their lives on the line for the safety of our community."
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