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Crews work to contain Lehigh Acres fires

Posted at 5:32 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 17:35:37-04

Fire crews are working to completely contain a fire in Lehigh Acres.

First responders arrived at the scene on Blackstone Drive around 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District says approximated 25 acres are involved in the area of Blackstone Drive and Lochman Drive.

At the time of this report, the fire is 90% contained.

Forestry Aviation also assisted crews in stopping the further spread of flames.

Crews also worked to extinguish a fire at Richmond Ave. and 17th Street E.

The cause of the first is currently unknown.