Published: Apr 25, 2011 11:42 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 25, 2011 8:43 PM EDT

HIGHLANDS, GLADES COUNTY, Fla.- As of Monday evening, The Florida Division of Forestry is fighting a wildfire on Lykes Property, Just North East of Palmdale, Glades County off US 27 Highlands/Glades County Border.

The 300-acre fire has burned and a smoke column should be visible for miles.

Crews are having a difficult time containing this fire due to the heavy vegetation.

Crews are trying to safely get their dozers behind and to the sides of the fire.