CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A lingering fire in the Everglades prompted fire officials on Thursday to encourage Coral Springs and Parkland residents with respiratory problems to stay indoors.

Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department confirmed with Florida Forest Service that there is a controlled burn in the Everglades.

The fire poses no threat to Coral Springs and Parkland, fire officials said.

For people with chronic heart and lung diseases, persistent smoke from a fire can cause headaches, sore throat, a runny nose, and tiredness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.