Some Florida commuters were experiencing a smoky ride home as firefighters were monitoring a 17,000-acre fire near Interstate 75 through Alligator Alley.
Florida Forest Service officials confirmed that lightning started the wildfire on Sunday night just north of I-75 and west of U.S. Highway 27 in South Florida. The fire is in a remote location in the eastern Florida Everglades.
So far, officials have not contained any of it. Their efforts have been impeded by the fire's remote location.