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Fire breaks out along State Road 82 near Fort Myers

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Posted at 6:04 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 22:07:39-04

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — The west bound lanes of State Road 82 have reopened.
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The Lehigh Acres Fire Control District confirms that the fire is 100% contained.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says the east bound lanes of State Road 82 are back open near Griffin Drive and Gateway Boulevard.

West bound lanes are still shut down.

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Another fire in Lehigh Acres was reported by the Florida Forest Service Wednesday evening.

It happened on 30th Street SW, also off of State Road 82.

The service estimates 5 to 8 acres were burned.

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The Lehigh Acres Fire Control & Rescue district says a brush fire in the area of State Road 82 and Ray Avenue has closed SR-82 between Griffin Drive and Gateway Boulevard.

Florida Forestry says the fire is approximately 5-8 acres.