Fire Sunday Prompts Evacuation near SR 82
Special to the Lehigh Acres Gazette
Lehigh Acres Fire Department made quick work of two small brush fires on Sunday a week after gusting winds and dry conditions.
The Firefighters were dispatched to a four-acre fire near 110 Truman Avenue near Leeland Heights Blvd shortly before 1 p.m.
A second fire was reported around 2:30 p.m. and bloomed behind an apartment complex along State Road 82 and Jaguar Boulevard. The four-plex apartment was evacuated but was not damaged.
Firefighters from Lehigh Acres truck were joined by a bulldozer from the Florida Forestry Service. LCSO deputies handled traffic duties along 82. SR 82 was briefly closed to allow fire fighters and equipment access to the area.
Both fires were contained within a short period of time. At this moment there is no information what caused the fires.