The state is bracing for a second full week of wildfires, with some parts of the state already experiencing high winds, high humidity and gusty winds.
A fire warning has been issued for the eastern half of the Sunshine State.
Flames have broken out in several areas, including at least a dozen homes and businesses, and residents are advised to leave their homes if at all possible.
Firefighters were battling an early morning blaze in Palm Beach Gardens on Saturday, but the blaze was put out by 6:45 a.m. on Sunday.
The fire in Fort Lauderdale is burning close to a home in the community of Marbella, a beachfront town of around 30,000, about 60 kilometres south of Fort Lauderdale.
Police say they are still trying to identify the victim.
Firefighters are battling a blaze in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where residents were forced to flee their homes after a large fire tore through the community.
The fire started on a roof of a home on North Boulevard and East Avenue, authorities said.
“It was a big fire,” said Mike Vinson, a Fort Lee resident.
“It’s a little different than a big blaze, but it’s still a fire.”
In Florida, at least 16 people have died in the past 24 hours, according to the Florida Department of Health and Environmental Control.
More than 3,200 structures and homes have burned, the agency said.
The state’s National Weather Service says the wildfire season is on track to end early in the new year, but that temperatures will continue to rise.
Florida has suffered more fires in 2017 than any other state in the nation, with a total of 633 wildfires, according the National Weather Services.