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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.

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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.